Bamboo straws are a lovely alternative to plastic throw away straw plus with the correct care could last a life time.
found a lovely cottage business in the Far East. The straws arrived to them wrapped in a giant cotton bag as they requested no plastic.
Bamboo is the fastest growing wood in the world, able to grow as much as 4-feet in one day. This make it one of the world’s most renewable material. Hence why bamboo is so popular at the moment.
With good care, a bamboo straw should last you a long time, maybe even a lifetime! When cleaning, it is advisable to boil in water and add a little white vinegar then rinse and dry for optimum results.
Bamboo is naturally antibacterial too!