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Aetna Dauniath
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I make my own toothpaste and currently scoop it out of a jar with a popsicle stick, but that's messy and small particles like to fall in the jar when open. Plastic tubes are out of the question, and I'm currently looking at silicone tubes because at least it seems safer than plastic, but I'd still prefer something more natural. I know this section is for pottery and basketry, which aren't viable options, but this seems to be the place to do for discussing containers in general. Maybe some kind of wax paper tube or something?
 
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This is an ongoing struggle for us, too. Currently using silicone squeeze bottles, but have talked with natural toothpaste makers that say there are more natural tubes coming back to the market. Wax lined paper with biodegradable caps! I haven't found the source, though

 
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R Scott wrote:This is an ongoing struggle for us, too. Currently using silicone squeeze bottles, but have talked with natural toothpaste makers that say there are more natural tubes coming back to the market. Wax lined paper with biodegradable caps! I haven't found the source, though



Silicone working well for you then? Also I must point out the pointlessness of "I know this section is for pottery and basketry", I asked this same question on another rewilding forum and just copied and pasted it here so I can get even more feedback.
 
R Scott
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Yes, we like the silicone bottles. The name brand travel ones (go toob?) Found on Amazon for a good price, if you aren't picky about the colors. Bought some of the off brand, too, but use them for shampoo and such because they were not as good. The lid would pop off trying to squeeze if the toothpaste was even slightly thick.

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