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This Female Entrepreneur Wants To Replace Plastic Toothbrushes With Bamboo


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No matter where you stand on the issue, pretty much everybody is familiar with the great plastic straw debate. While many people believe that plastic straw bans are clearly best for the environment, others worry that a ban on them makes life even harder for people with disabilities. While the straw discussion is getting a lot of attention, one female entrepreneur has a different plastic she wants to nix: toothbrushes.

Christina Ramirez, who launched her startup Plus Ultra in 2012, talked to CNN about her mission to replace people's everyday plastic toothbrushes with bamboo instead.