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Paper Straw Crafts

One of our hottest sellers this past year has been our affordable paper straws. These straws are helping to protect the environment while also help your business stay within new government guidelines.  But paper straws can be used for more than just a drinking...

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1 Year Later

It’s been a year since StrawsShop.com opened its company and website to the world. Starting a new business can be both challenging and rewarding. No doubt this past year has been both. It has also been an opportunity to learn as well. We got the chance to learn what...

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Miami Beach Plans Plastic

It appears that the city of Miami Beach is taking another step in becoming plastic free. Thanks to a unanimous vote by the city commission on Wednesday, CBS Miami reported the ban of single-use plastic straws and stirrers. While some business owners have complained,...

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UK McDonald’s Straws

For regular readers of our blog you remember that last month we talked about 2 girls that were trying to make a difference in the plastic straw world. They were worried that plastic toys found in kids meals were impacting the environment just as much as plastic...

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Plastic Toy Petition

As a child, one of the best reasons to go to McDonald's or Burger King was for the plastic toy inside.  You never knew what you were going to get and once you had the toy you'd spend hours playing with it. But after a few days that toy became just another toy....

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Whole Foods Drops Plastic

Starting in July, Whole Foods Market is eliminating disposable plastic straws throughout the United States, Canada, and the United Kingdom. This makes them the first national supermarket chain to do so. At the moment these straws are used at Allegro coffee bars,...

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Using Less Plastic

As we’ve highlighted in the past, many companies are making the switch from plastic to paper. It’s a trend that isn’t going away anytime soon. Not only does plastic hurt the environment but it can always hurt animals and sea creatures too. But it shouldn’t just be big...

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Purdue Removes Plastic Straws

Purdue Dining & Catering is making the switch from plastic to paper straws in Purdue’s residential and retail outlets. The transition was completed earlier this month. It affects more than 30 operations on campus, including all the restaurants in the Purdue...

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5 Most Popular Paper Straws

If your company is making the switch to paper straws, it can be difficult to decide which are best for you. At Straws Shop we have tons of different options to choose from. That’s why we’ve decided to list our Top 5 most popular straws as voted on by our staff and by...

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