These organic cotton buds are made with certified organic fair trade cotton. They are also water neutral and vegan. The cotton is smooth and has good absorption and the cotton buds or cotton swabs will work as a perfect replacement to any plastic cotton buds, which are now being outlawed in many countries. The sticks are made from bamboo and are biodegradable. They are packaged in cardboard so the box can be easily recycled, it's a completely non-plastic product. The box contains 100 cotton buds. Another great plastic-free solution for your bathroom.