There are so many different ways you can make every day Earth Day, whether that’s grocery shopping with a reusable shopping bag, picking up trash on your walks, or making an effort to cut down on food waste. One of the simplest is ditching plastic straws for good, and there’s a new product on the market that makes that easier than ever.
Even though I have a handful of reusable straws at home, I always forget to bring one along with me when I go out to eat—mostly because it doesn’t fit in my purse. Then I’m left sipping my water strawless, and who likes that? To solve that very problem, Food52 designed a perfectly-portable option that ensures you’ll never leave your trusty straw at home ever again. Because with 7.5 million plastic straws already polluting U.S. shorelines, there’s no excuse to do any further damage.
The Five Two Silicone Straws set ($25, food52.com) includes 10 platinum-grade silicone straws that are free of both BPA and BPS, four squeegees for fuss-free cleaning, and four mini carrying cases, all of which come in a biodegradable and compostable box. While most reusable straw options aren’t bendy, that’s the biggest perk of this collection. Aside from being able to bend them for drinking, it also makes it easy to pack them up for future use. Once you’re finished, just fold your straw and stick it back inside its carrying case.
Since I probably don’t need all 10 of these straws, let’s just say I know exactly what I’ll be giving my friends for their birthdays. Sharing is caring, after all.
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Welcome, to an #EarthDay extravaganza. 🌍 Please give the warmest of welcomes to our Silicone Straws, the newest member of our Five Two family. Experts estimate there are nearly 7.5 million plastic straws lying around America’s shorelines—switching to reusable straws is a small, practical, and doable-for-everyday change that'll let you say "See ya never, single-use plastic straws!" for good. 💪 Each set comes wrapped up in a biodegradable, compostable box and includes:⠀ ⠀ • 10 endlessly bendable straws in a whole slew of easy-on-the-eyes hues⠀ • 4 mini-carrying cases that'll keep everything dry & hook onto your keychain for easy travel⠀ • 4 squeegees for speedy cleaning (and they're dishwasher safe, too!)⠀ ⠀ Ready to sip happy *and* sip smart? Then head to the link in our bio to grab your set today! ♻️ #f52byyou