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Beco Potty

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The eco-friendly potties are made from waste plant material, so while they last for years in your home they will start biodegrading as soon as you pop them in your garden.

The ergonomically designed BecoPotty is comfortable and easy to use. The high back offers extra support, while the large splash guard helps keep potty training hygienic. Our potty is not only kind on your baby, but also the environment.

Dimensions: W23cm x D31cm x H18.5cm
Weight: 670g

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Product Description

All Becothings have been designed to be as environmentally friendly as possible. This means we don’t just look at functionality, we also study product life cycles. Things like hangers and potties often end up in landfill sites, so it’s important that we plan ahead. With the right materials and the right design we hope our Becothings will have as little environmental impact as possible.

Plant Fibres
Our most important material in the Becothings range is our plastic replacement made from natural plant fibres. It is actually a biocomposite which means it is a mix of biodegradable materials.Around 80% of the material is made up of fibres from bamboo and rice husks. Rice husks are a by-product of rice production, so it is a great material to use as it is normally thrown away! Although you might picture bamboo as tall thin trees, it is actually a breed of grass and so grows incredibly fast. This means all the bamboo we use can be sustainably grown.Both these materials are mixed with a resin created from amino acids. It is this resin that bonds all the fibres together. Importantly it also allows the mix to break down. When you place a plant fibre product in warm, damp conditions, like a compost heap or buried in the ground, the resin will start to break down. This in-turn allows the fibres to break down, eventually the product will fully biodegrade away. This process will usually take around 2 to 3 years depending on the environmental  conditions.

Available in three different colours.

BambooA BecoPotty starts life as bamboo waste and rice husks, which are leftover materials from farming.
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We take these natural plant fibres and grind them into a fine powder.
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By adding a biodegradable resin and pressing the powder in a hot mould a BecoPotty is born.

 

Additional Information

Weight0.7 kg
Dimensions23 x 31 x 18.5 cm
Color

Blue, Natural, Pink

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