These alternative straws are the only 100% from-nature option in drinking straws! They are handmade from whole bamboo. Earth-loving and very kid-friendly - perfect for smoothies!Care instructions are included in every order.Why make the switch?Earth FriendlyPlastic straws are tiny but they add up! Did you know that a survey found that Singaporeans use 22 million plastic straws every single day? Plastic is resource-heavy to produce and plastic straws are not recyclable. For most people, it is not necessary to drink with a straw, which makes this an easy first step to a being more conscious of your waste.Never feel guilt over a nasty plastic straw ever again. Sipping on an all-natural straw is a little meditation on our connection to our earth - start today!Why bamboo?Bamboo straws are the only 100% all-natural reusable alternative to nasty plastic straws. Stainless steel straws have a higher carbon footprint and require more resources to produce. Bamboo is a renewable material that already grows in a hollow shape. Maintenance Simply wash under a tap after everyday use. Use a straw cleaning brush for a more thorough clean. Bamboo straws can also be boiled to sterilise. Use an electric kettle, fill a container or tray with boiling water and soak the bamboo straw for 1 minute, then air dry.We do not recommend dishwashers as this is an all-natural product.