7 Reasons Why Simply Straws are the Way to Go
Plastic straws are so overrated. Check out these reasons why glass Simply Straws are the way to go!
Boy, are we excited to talk straws. They’re not just for little tykes and sippy cups. Straws are great for adults who are looking to protect their teeth and drink with ease.
Not too long ago, we discovered Simply Straws. The world is evolving from plastic straws, to paper straws, to glass straws. And Simply Straws are a thing of beauty. They come in every color, ready to match each of our favorite juices.
We’d like to pause for a moment to discuss the detriments of plastic. And then share with you why our friends over at Simply Straws are rocking it. Ready to partner up with our beloved Mother Earth?
Let’s Talk About Plastic
Can you believe, in the United States alone, about 500 million straws are used every day? That wouldn’t be quite so bad if it wasn’t estimated that over eight billion straws are polluting beaches all across the world.
And here’s the last staggering statistic. Every year, approximately eight million tons of plastic flow into our oceans. A large portion of that includes food wrappers and plastic water bottles, but straws contribute their fair share to that horrific situation.
Certain environmentally-friendly changes are difficult to make. Eliminating the use of a straw, however, is not. Just because you don’t litter doesn’t mean your plastic straw won’t make its way into the ocean. A lot of what we recycle doesn’t actually get recycled. Beyond that, what lands in a landfill can trickle into the ocean.
Perhaps that’s why straws have become the target of a worldwide ban. At present, the entire city of Seattle has put a ban on straws. Meanwhile, McDonald’s has plans to ban plastic straws in its UK and Ireland locations.
It may seem like we’re picking on the little guy since straws are a drop in the bucket compared to plastic food containers or water bottles. But, starting with straw opens the conversation up to a wider arena. Change doesn’t happen overnight but the hope is to move from straws to drinking vessels, to food containers, and more.
Why Simply Straws
With all that in mind, it’s time to have some fun. Simply Straws are glass straws that remove the potential to add to our highly polluted oceans. It may seem like a small step, but nothing ventured, nothing gained. Here are seven reasons why you’ll want to make the change today.
1. They’re Reusable
Perhaps one of the best benefits of Simply Straws is the fact that they’re reusable. You waste nothing when you can use and reuse the same glass straw for your morning smoothie and afternoon juice.
If you juice every day, it’s nice to drink it out of a straw. Some of our fan-favorites, i.e., orange and lemon, can wear on our enamel over time. So, pulling out your reusable straw and sipping the morning away will prevent the liquid from passing over your teeth.
2. Lifetime Guarantee
You might worry that, someday, your Simply Straw will get squashed in the bottom of your purse. Or, worse, what if you sit on it by accident. Fear not. Simply Straws come with a lifetime guarantee. So, if you break one, they’ll replace it.
Best of all, they respond well to hot and cold temperatures. This means you can even drink your green tea from a Simply Straw. If you have a whole stack of them, you don’t have to handwash each one. They’re both dishwasher and microwave safe.
3. They’re Biodegradable
This is the number one thing plastic doesn’t have going for it. It can never break down. If it’s actually recycled, it can be reused to make something else. However, it’ll never fully break down without a trace the way paper or other alternatives might.
Along with this major benefit to the environment, the folks over at Simply Straws have also partnered with notable non-profits. So, whether you’re in the market for pink, blue, or orange, you can donate a portion of your $10.50 to a worthwhile cause.
4. They’re Handmade in the USA
Hoorah for the USA! Simply Straws aren’t some import from a foreign land where the warehouse details are unknown. They’re made right here in the USA, in California no less. They say right on their site that they’d like to make the world a better place than when they came into it. That’s a pretty noble endeavor, right?
5. They’re BPA-Free
BPA stands for bisphenol A. This is a chemical that has been used to make certain plastics since the 1960s. The trouble with this chemical is that, over time, it has been proven to seep out of the plastic and into our food and drink.
So, while you’re sipping on your water, trying to look out for your health, there’s the potential to be sipping on harmful chemicals, too. It’s hard for the average consumer to know which bit of plastic contains BPA and which doesn’t. But, with a glass Simply Straw, there’s no guesswork.
6. They’re Hypoallergenic
To be hypoallergenic means it’s less likely to cause an allergic reaction in consumers. We see a lot of these claims on our makeup, haircare, and bath products.
While there’s no set standard that deems one item less allergenic than another, it’s a safe bet that, when using natural ingredients, you’re less likely to run into complications. Think about it. Have you ever met someone with an allergy to glass?
7. The Colors are Non-Toxic
There’s no way the fun-loving folks at Simply Straws would leave you with only one clear glass option. They’ve got the entire rainbow covered, from soft pinks to bold teals. But, you don’t have to worry about the addition of color. They’re still able to remain non-toxic.
Shop Simply Straws
It’ll be so much fun to show your friends some of your Simply Straws the next time you go out to lunch. There’s no doubt it’ll be a conversation starter when the waiter serves your water and you pull a hot pink straw out of your purse.
Here at Juice Buzz, we believe Mother Earth provides us with everything we need to heal ourselves. That’s why we carry Simply Straws in our market. Together, let’s protect Mother Earth by going glass.
Come on over and check out our juices today. We have everything from beetroot and lemon, to pineapple and lime, to green apple and cinnamon. Each blend is specially designed to nourish your body in countless different ways.