StrawBio la paille écolo. La seule et unique paille biodégradable home-compostable made in France
Strawbio straws are biodegradable, they are made from corn starch wich is an ecological alternative to plastic. Corn starch is a natural and renewable material, which is transfomed into a biodegradable and compostable material (IT IS NOT PLA).
Plastic straws can take several hundred years to decompose in the environment, so Strawbio decided to offer an ecological and sustainable solution.
Biodegradable straws made from corn starch have many advantages :
They degrade faster than plastic straws because they are made from a natural material that degrades more easily in nature. Depending on straw size and degradation conditions, they can decompose within months.
They have a lower environmental impact than plastic straws because they do not contribute to plastic pollution.
They can be used in the same way as plastic straws.
They are often made from materials from sustainable and responsible sources, which can be an asset for companies concerned about their environmental footprint.
Biodegradable and compostable straws like those made by Strawbio can be composted.
" Local production is both an economical and ecological solution. It supports local businesses, creates jobs and promotes the economic development of the region. At the same time, it reduces greenhouse gas emissions related to transport and preserves natural resources by limiting the use of raw materials imported from afar. It is a responsible and sustainable way of consuming."
Yann Arthus-Bertrand, French ecologist and photographer
It's estimated that each French person uses an average of around 200 plastic straws per year. Considering that France has around 67 Million inhabitants this means that the consumption of plastic straws in France can reach 13,4 Billion per year.
Straws are one of the most common types of plastic waste that end up in the oceans. According to some estimates, approximately 8,3 Billion plastic straws are thrown into the oceans globally each year. Straws are often thrown into the environment inadvertently, when they are not recycled or discarded in nature. They can also be transported by waterways and sewers to the sea. Once in the ocean, plastic straws can be ingested by marine species, which can cause serious damage to their health.
Plastic straws can be collected from selective sorting bins and sent to sorting centers where they are sorted and recycled. However, it is important to note that most plastic straws are not recycled, as they are too small and difficult to separate from other plastic waste.
Some initiatives such as the "Strawless Ocean" campaign, encourage consumers to refure plastic straws when offered to them in bars and restaurants, in order to reduce the amount of plastic waste.