With the increasing awareness regarding the ill effects of single-use plastics for our environment and for your health, while plastic straws being one of them. The debate has started on whether the most popular alternatives for the Plastic straws which are the Metal (Steel mostly) Straws are safe to use?
First, we need to know why we need to get rid of plastics especially the single-use ones. As you might be aware that there are over 5 trillion pieces of plastics that are currently floating in our oceans and among them, plastic straws are one of the most common single-use plastic. The plastic straws are also one of the top five items that are found during the beach cleanups around the world and there are multiple reasons why they end up in oceans and beaches.
Now talking about Stainless Steel Straws.
Stainless steel straws are the most durable alternative available to plastic straws which you can be easily cleaned and reused.
This makes the steel straws a way better choice to plastic straws and paper straws. As more trees would be cut to produce the paper straws resulting in more harm to the environment than benefit.
ven if you reach the end of the useful life of the steel straws then also it can be easily recycled. It is a fact that stainless steel is one of the most recycled materials all over the world.
Now let’s talk about the safety of the straws.
The premium quality straws made using 304 stainless steel material which is resistant to any corrosion and doesn’t leach cancer-causing Bisphenol A(BPA) into your drinks which is used in the production of certain plastics that we use.
BPA can leach into your food or beverages with a potential to adversely impact your health Whereas steel straws Made up of food-grade 304 Stainless steel are completely free any such harmful Toxic chemical.
Secondly, Steel Straws are as safe as folk and knives that we use while eating our food So, these straws are safe to use for any responsible person who knows how to use utensils responsibly and our Steel straws are specially made to make the ends blunt to provide you with some extra safety while using our straws.
Yes, Steel Straws can be bad for your teeth if you try to chew just like if you try to chew a spoon or a pen. So, these are nothing different or harmful from your current cutlery that you might be using on a daily basis.
By switching to the steel straws you would help prevent sending hundreds of straws to the landfills or oceans. This helps to keep the amount of single-use plastic in check by starting from a small item like a plastic straw.
Don’t run with anything people, you’ll only find a way to hurt yourselves.