Hydrophil cotton buds are made from bamboo and soft cotton, thus 100% biodegradable. The Ideal choice be it for use in the home or while travelling. After use, you can dispose of the cotton swabs by simply throwing them into your organic waste, compost or no-matter-where. They come in a nice box made of recycled cardboard. 100 cotton swabs per box. All Hydrophil products are water-neutral, vegan & fair.