THREE NON-PLASTIC STRAW OPTIONS
PLA (polylactic acid) straws: plant-based plastic straws, carbon intensive, not easily biodegradable, can harm plastic recycling stream.
Paper Straws: may wilt in a drink, not good for hot drinks, funky mouth feel, may impart unwanted taste in drink.
RealStraw wheat and rye stem drink straws: eco-friendly, low carbon, biodegradable, great for hot and cold drinks.
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