Okay, I am all for saving the sea turtles and the environment but there has got to be a better way to do it than paper straws! Those things are gross. In two seconds they are mushy and soft and personally, I’d just rather not use one altogether.
Well, it seems I’m not the only one who can’t stand the paper straw thing. Bars in Italy have been searching for an alternative and it seems that they have hit the jackpot with this one! Ladies and Gentlemen, let me introduce you to the pasta straw! However, it is gonna cost you an extra 10 cents to your tab to grab one. You know what? I’m okay with that!
Although they will not work in hot beverages, pasta straws are more durable and will not break down the way paper straws do in cold water. This new straw craz is called Stroodles. They are made from wheat and water and are 100% biodegradable and vegan!
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We know how much plastic straws suck. Paper straws are better but don’t hold up well while using it and they take 30 to 60 days to decompose. These pasta straws decompose quickly since they are food. I’ve never used one but I’m assuming they hold up better than paper straws in use...as long as used with cold and not hot drinks. . They are higher cost than plastic or paper straws, but if restaurants passed the cost on to customers it would be minimal and they could completely get rid of plastic straw use. Even though I bring my own reusable straw, I’d be happy to pay a little extra to help get rid of plastic straws. . Would you be okay paying an extra 10 cents per meal to have your favorite restaurant use pasta straws? Comment ???? for YES!