With the focus on ditching single-use plastic and finding alternatives to throwing away disposables, plastic straws have come under increasing fire. However, you can now get eco-friendly reusable straws that are made of materials that will either last for longer or will biodegrade. If you want to help the environment and stop plastic ending up in landfills or the oceans, here are 8 of the best eco-friendly reusable straws on the market:
Now these are made from plastic but are designed to be cleaned and reused time and time again. This is because they are larger than normal and you can fit a pipe cleaner down the inside. They are a cheap choice if you don’t want to spend too much.
Brightly coloured and a great alternative to single-use plastic straws. These reusable straws are made from stainless steel with a stratch-resistant and chip finish. There are 4 straight and 4 bendy straws and a handy cleaning brush included.
You get 4 different sizes and shapes with these copper reusable straws from Flow Barware. Some are straight, others bent and some are longer than others but all are made from burnished copper and designed to be used again and again.
If you are looking for a sophisticated drinking straw for your posh dinner party then look no further. These straws are made of strong, durable glass, similar to Pyrex beakers used in laboratories. You can use them as a straw and drinks swizzle stick so you are removing two lots of plastic at once!
Klean state that there are over 500 million plastic straws sent to landfills and this is its way of combatting that waste. A stainless steel reusable straw that is durable and will last. Choose the multi-colour set or all black.
We love these. You get a special cleaning brush and a holder to store them all together so that you don’t lose any. And they are angled perfectly for any type of drinks. Definitely our favourites.
We like the different colours of these eco-friendly reusable straws which makes them ideal for a party or special occasion. They come in a handy bag and have two cleaning brushes. You get a variety of lengths and some are bent and others straight.
If you are hosting a children’s party or even something like a wedding or christening and you have a lot of guests you can’t buy every single one of them a stainless steel drinking straw. However, you can afford to buy this box of 150 paper ones. In rainbow colours, they are biodegradable and even come in an environmentally friendly box!