Alternatives to Plastic Straws

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Alternatives to Plastic Straws

Post by Dorje Shedrub » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:30 pm

Straws made of wild grass are the newest zero waste option in Vietnam.

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Re: Alternatives to Plastic Straws

Post by Kim O'Hara » Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:37 pm

When I was in Bali a couple of years ago the street stalls were selling bamboo straws, which are reuseable so long as you can wash them and keep them clean. My impression is that most people wouldn't bother, unfortunately, so the disposable grass straws are probably a better replacement for plastic.

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Re: Alternatives to Plastic Straws

Post by DNS » Tue Jun 04, 2019 9:10 pm

Looks good. :thumb:

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Re: Alternatives to Plastic Straws

Post by Dorje Shedrub » Fri Jun 07, 2019 1:47 pm

Kim O'Hara wrote:
Mon Jun 03, 2019 9:37 pm
When I was in Bali a couple of years ago the street stalls were selling bamboo straws, which are reuseable so long as you can wash them and keep them clean. My impression is that most people wouldn't bother, unfortunately, so the disposable grass straws are probably a better replacement for plastic.

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At least bamboo straws are biodegradable.
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