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Paper Straw Market Growing

Many thought that the paper straw industry was just a fad. That some of the government and state regulations were being blown out of proportion. However if you’ve read our posts you’d know that we see Paper Straws a bit differently and it appears we aren’t...

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Happy Holidays!

Straws Shop would like to take this opportunity to wish everyone a Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays. We are looking forward to a great year to come and for 2020 to be our best year yet. We couldn’t do it without our amazing customers, so thank you for choosing us!...

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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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