As more and more people switch to the alternatives of plastic straws such as metal and bamboo, one concern seems to become on the minds of many; how the straws are cleaned.
Even though these alternatives are definitely more environmentally friendly compared to plastic ones, some also raise the concern if they are sharing the same straw with thousands of other people.
If the straws are not cleaned thoroughly, it certainly could expose them to many health risks.
Hence, a company from Malaysia, Mistraws Manufacturing Sdn Bhd, has created a solution to ease the minds of those who are concerned about this when they came up with edible rice straws.
These edible rice straws called “Mistraws,” are made from 100 percent natural ingredients like rice and tapioca.
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Here at Mistraws, we understand that the ban on the use of plastic straws would cause inconvenience to society as they have become a daily necessity for many of us. Hence, we are here to provide an environmentally friendly product to a diverse base of markets. Mistraws, as its name suggests, is made of a combination of rice and tapioca. We utilize the most advanced technology and natural eco-friendly materials to create this 100% biodegradable rice drinking straw #mistraws #plasticfree #straws #ediblestraws #zerowaste #ecofriendly #environmentalfriendly #biodegradable #naturalingredients #gogreen #cleanocean
They function well like any other regular straws and better, consumers can eat them if they want to!
Unlike bamboo and metal straws which raise the concern of hygiene issue or paper straws which are not durable enough to sustain in drinks and alter the flavor of drinks, these rice straws do not come with the flaws mentioned.
The rice straws are fully biodegradable as they decompose within 100 days.
They could also sustain in cold drinks for up to 4 to 6 hours while in warm drinks for up to 3 hours without losing its shape and strength.
These edible rice straws also come in three different sizes. When you are done with your drink, just eat the rice straw to finish it.
If using other alternatives like bamboo, metal and paper straws is not to your liking, these edible rice straws could maybe change your mind to do your part in helping our environment.