Bamboo Straws Pack of 12

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No more plastic straws, no more choking turtles. Safe for you, your children, and our planet! Live guilt-free for the rest of your wonderful smoothie-slurping, cocktail-drinking, milkshake-loving life! Bamboo Straws are the best biodegradable alternative to plastic straws.

• Handmade with love in Bali from 100% natural bamboo
• Food-Grade Certified
• 100% Biodegradable & Reusable
• Vegan & BPA-Free

what is included in our bamboo straw pack of 12

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Description

Pack of 12 Bamboo Straws

It’s time to quit those harmful plastic straws. They’re almost impossible to recycle, and end up dumped in landfills, or worse, oceans! Our Bamboo Straws are 100% biodegradable, BPA-Free and handmade with love in Bali. They are the most eco-friendly alternative to plastic straws, and if you’re like us and hate soggy paper straws, or don’t like the feeling of sucking on metal, these are for you!

Use them at home, or take them out, with our super cute pineapple cotton pouch, you’ll be ready to say NO to plastic straws wherever you are! Plus, they come with 2 stainless steel cleaning brushes to keep them always in tip-top condition!

They’re Food Grade Certified too! That means they’re safe for you, and your children! 

OUR PACK OF 12 BAMBOO STRAWS INCLUDES:

  • 12 bamboo straws 8inch/20cm, assorted widths from 0.5cm to 1.1cm
  • 1 stainless steel cleaning brush of 20.5cm
  • 1 stainless steel cleaning brush of 17.5cm
  • 1 pineapple cotton pouch (fits up to 8 straws)
  • Packaged in a recycled carton box.

 

How are they made?

These straws were made by: 

Bamboo Straws- Pack of 12 - Bali Boo Natural Alternatives to Plastic

How are they made?

Our Bamboo Straws are 100% handmade in Bali by Wayan and Gitok, as well as by Srii and Budi. The bamboo we use has been sustainably harvested without any type of chemicals, pesticides or fertilizers. Bamboo doesn’t need any type of irrigation and it’s considered the most sustainable plant on Earth. It can grow up to 1m per day depending on the species.

When we turn the bamboo into straws we only cut the top of the stems we want to use, this leaves the plant to grow healthy and strong without affecting the ecosystem at all.  We first dry the stems under the hot Balinese sun for around 20 days, and once they’re dry we turn them into bamboo straws. We first cut them by hand to a size of 20cm (8 inches). We then boil them for 30 minutes, polish them (naturally, without any chemicals) and then we boil them for 30 minutes again. We then let them sit under the sun until they’re completely dry before we pack them in our recycled carton packs.

Each straw goes through a 4-stage quality control process, this process allows us to guarantee that no straw will be broken, or dirty, but also that they won’t have multiple black spots caused by mold or humidity, and most importantly, that they don’t have any bugs. That is why at Bali Boo we guarantee our straws are the best quality bamboo straws you will find.

Want to know more?
We explain every single part of the process in our How to make Bamboo Straws- The Bali Boo Style! page.

Care Instructions

using bamboo strawsUsing your Bamboo Straws

Use your bamboo straws with every type of drink – from smoothies and cocktails to coconuts, sodas, and ice-teas. All you have to do is put it in your drink, and sip away. They are reusable; so don’t forget to take them with you wherever you go in the pouch provided and save the planet one drink at a time by refusing any type of single-use straws.

cleaning bamboo strawsCleaning your Bamboo Straws

After each use, rinse the straws with water and clean them on the inside with the brushes provided. They are also dishwasher safe ( remember to switch off the hot & dry function). Every few uses, we recommend you boil them in water with a bit of vinegar to completely disinfect them. But don’t forget to dry them immediately after, to keep them in tip-top condition.

disposing bamboo strawsDisposing of your Bamboo Straws

Our Bamboo Straws are sustainable and 100% biodegradable. When you think they’ve come to the end of their life, throw them in your compost bin or reuse them in as many ways as you can imagine. We’d love to see what you come up with, so don’t forget to share your creations with us!

 

FAQ's

• Are Bamboo straws safe?
The bamboo straws of Bali Boo have been certified by an independent lab as food-grade safe. We don’t know about others, but our straws are 100% safe for consumption. 

• Are bamboo straws hygienic? 
Of course! As with everything, it depends on how you take care of your things. If you keep them clean and wash them after every use, 100% yes. We also provide you  2 brushes so you can clean them in-depth, a carry pouch so they don’t get dirty, and we give you all the tips to keep them nice and clean. 

• Are Bamboo Straws Reusable?
Yes! Bamboo Straws are reusable, with the correct care, they will last you a very long time!

Are Bamboo Straws Biodegradable / Compostable? 
Yes! Our Bamboo Straws are 100% biodegradable. When you are done using them, you can easily compost them and they will biodegrade in no time!

• Do Bamboo Straws absorb/release any flavor from/into drinks?
No. According to our lab test reports, our bamboo straws don’t leave or absorb any flavor. In any case, we always recommend washing them before using the first time. 

• Can I use Bamboo straws with hot drinks?
Yes! you can use bamboo straws with hot drinks, without any problem. To make sure the heat exchange is not too drastic, we always recommend heating up a bit the bamboo straw under lukewarm water, that will heat it up a bit and reduce the heat exchange difference. 

•What is the size of bamboo straws? 
Being a natural product, diameters vary, our bamboo straws are around 5mm-11mm in diameter. The hole is approximately 1-2mm smaller than the full diameter. Our packs normally include a little bit of everything, narrow straws for cocktails and liquid drinks, and wider ones for milkshakes, smoothies, etc. The length of our standard straws are 20cm (8 inches), if you’d like to inquire about specific sizes, please contact us through our Wholesale page.

• How long do bamboo straws last? 
With the correct care, bamboo straws can last a very long time! As with any natural product, the wear and tear will be a bit more noticeable than with other synthetic products, bamboo straws tend to darken a bit as the bamboo grows older, but they are still 100% usable, and safe.  Learn how to take care of them by checking out the “Care Instructions” tab.

• How do you clean a bamboo straw?
Cleaning is super easy, you can either throw them in the dishwasher or clean them in hot water with the brushes provided. To disinfect them completely, we recommend putting them in boiling water for 10 minutes, and they’ll be good as new! Remember, the most important part is to always dry them properly. If you’d like to know more, please check our “Care Instructions” tab. 

• Are bamboo straws dishwasher safe? 
Yes! but we always recommend turning off the hot & dry function. Keep in mind it is a natural product, and that means that if the temperature exchange is very high, some might crack. 

• Are bamboo straws child-safe?
Yes, our bamboo straws are child-safe. If your child is under 6 years old we always recommend keeping an eye out when they’re drinking from them. They are strong enough not to break when they bite,  and they won’t be able to swallow them. 

• What are bamboo straws made of?
The hint is in the name, our bamboo straws are made of 100% natural bamboo. Each straw is made from a stalk of bamboo, and 1 bamboo stalk can make up to 10 straws. If you’d like to learn more about how our bamboo straws are made, we recommend visiting our How to make bamboo straws page.

• Are bamboo straws eco-friendly / are bamboo straws good for the environment?
Bamboo straws are probably the most eco-friendly reusable straw there is. Bamboo is the most sustainable plant on Earth, it grows incredibly fast, and has a very high regenerative process, without the use of fertilizers or chemicals. Plus, the process of creating a bamboo straw is probably the least energy-consuming when compared to other reusable drinking straws, we basically only use a bit of energy to boil them to disinfect them clean, and a lot of solar light to dry them! 

Shipping & Returns

30 day no-hassle returns and fast shipping

Shipping rate:

We offer a flat rate of 4.99€ for shipping. It doesn’t matter if you order 1 or more items, you will be charged with this fee only once.

Free shipping for orders above 30€

Orders above 30€ will benefit from free shipping to any of the destinations in the list below.

Shipping destinations available:

Please note that this website is dedicated to Europe. To order for the USA, click here to go to our USA Website.

We currently ship to the following countries: Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Denmark, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain (except Canary Islands), Sweden, United Kingdom and the United States.

If your country is not in the list above, feel free to contact us directly and we’ll see what we can do.

Order processing delay:

Depending on the number of orders we receive, we will ship your order between 2-4 business days after we receive it. You will be notified upon shipping by email with a tracking number (if available).

Shipping time:

Depending on the destination, you can expect to receive your order between 3 to 10 business days after we have processed your order.


Returns: 

We have a 30 Day No-Hassle Return Policy. If during the first 30 days after your purchase you are not satisfied with our products, you can return them to us and we will give you your money back, no questions asked. If for any reason you would like to return a product, please contact us at support@bali-boo.com

20 reviews for Bamboo Straws Pack of 12

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  1. Daniela

    Estoy encantada . La mejor opción si te gusta beber en pajita y quieres cuidar el planeta . Vienen en su funda con 2 cepillos para limpiar correctamente . Yo las tengo desde hace meses y no cogen sabor. De momento solo uso 4 y las voy limpiando el resto las tengo guardadas para cuando están deterioradas pero que las doy mucho uso y están perfectamente

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  2. Ana

    He tardado un poco en valorar estas pajitas porque era un poco escéptica sobre ellas… no sabia si iban a oler, si iban a dejar sabor, o si se iban a pudrir con usarlas un día… Pero la verdad es que las he usado ya durante casi un mes todos los días y siguen como nuevas, no huelen, no dejan sabor…vamos una pasada!Me llevo siempre una conmigo para que no me den pajitas de plástico en ningún lado y es una gozada… También las he lavado a mano y en el lavavajillas y me están durando a tope… sin duda volveré a comprar en el futuro! Ademas son super bonitas, mis amigas alucinan cada vez que las ven…

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  3. Valerie

    Una forma fácil de ayudar al medio ambiente, para utilizar menos plástico.
    Muy buena calidad, viene un limpiador pero normalmente con un poco de agua es suficiente.

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  4. Mara P.

    Una muy buena compra!
    Yo las uso para beber los zumos naturales, el dentista me recomendo beberlos con pajita para no dañar el esmalte dental, asi que quería unas que fueran reutilizables, y evitar plastico porque las pajitas de plastico hacen mucho daño al medio ambiente cuando las desechas ( animales marinos especialmente)
    Estas son una opción muy recomendable
    Y ademas la pulpa de la fruta no las atasca porque son suficientemente amplias de caña.
    He tenido otras diferentes que se atascaba la pulpa y no me eran muy utiles para el uso que yo les doy pero estas van genial!

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  5. Hannah

    A worthwhile investment! I am really happy with my bamboo straws. I have been meaning to move away from plastic ones since travelling to Indonesia and seeing the waste crisis they have there. These straws are great, and yes they are not cheap but they will last and every little helps when it comes to avoiding using disposbale plastic!

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  6. holly

    I absolutely love these straws. Using a lovely product like this, instead of plastic straws, is such a simple and easy way to do your bit for the environment.
    These are incredibly high quality, easy to clean and come in an adorable pineapple print pouch. They also photograph beautifully for any bloggers looking for photo props to add to their kit.
    I would highly recommend.

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  7. Caroline

    Les pailles sont trЏs belles, solides et agrЋables € utiliser!!! Un beau geste pour la protection de la Nature avec ses pailles rЋutilisables!! Les 2 tiges pour nettoyer sont trЏs bien!!

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  8. ally

    I rarely write reviews but I thought this product deserved it. These straws are absolutely FANTASTIC. I used to use on a daily basis at least 2 or 3 plastic straws as I am big fan of smoothie, tea and soda. After some research about plastic straws, I read that a waste disposal firm claims that plastic drinking straws are “the ultimate in human wastefulness”. Although a bit pricey, these bamboo straws are not just utterly cool but also worth every penny. Easy to clean, you can use them at work or at home when mates come over as you get 12. I highly recommend them if you are looking to get something different and at the same time help the environment.

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  9. Mery

    Love these straws! They come in different widths, which is great to drink basically anything, and the fact that they come with 2 different cleaners is perfect. The carry pouch is super nice too, and makes it super convenient to carry around. No more plastic straws for me!

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  10. Grassart Océane

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  11. Nicolas Vignet

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  12. Jeff

    Excellent quality bamboo straw, two sizes and comed witn two sized with bottle brushed. Excellent product. Kids are guilt And more environmentally aware

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  13. Silvie

    Ces pailles correspondent parfaitement € nos besoins.
    Un peu plus larges que les pailles plastiques traditionnelles, elles se nettoient simplement sous l’eau.
    Rigides, elles ne se transforment pas en catapulte quand junior joue avec !
    Chaud ou froid, tous les liquides passent € travers sans problЏme et sans aout particulier.
    En bois, nous avons plus l’impression de dЋtruire en consommant. En bambou, qui pousse presque partout et vite, on ne dЋtruit pas la forђt.
    Tout le monde devrait en avoir !

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  14. Maya L.

    Basique et tellement utile. Parfait pour les boissons chaudes ou froides. Mes enfants les utilisent regulierement. Facile d’entretien grace aux goupillons livres avec permettant de les nettoyer correctement a l’eau chaude. C’est pas grand chose mais un petit geste pour la nature!

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  15. Paulino

    Vienen varias medidas, con dos cepillos de diferentes tamaños para limpiarlas. Cumple su mision perfectamente. Asi evitamos contaminar el oceano con las de plastico.

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  16. Nathalie C.

    I just bought my second pack of 12 straws in 3 years, I love them and my kids do even more! Easy to carry in my bag when going out in bars or at friends’ thanks to the lovely cotton pocket.

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  17. Claire

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  18. Anonymous

    I am curious how cleaning will develop during time and how long we can use them.

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    • Bali Boo

      Hello! With the correct use and care you will be able to use them a lifetime. For cleaning instructions please check the attached card that’s inside the pack. You also have Cleaning instructions on the “Care Instructions” Tab of this page.

  19. Gabriel

    Taille parfaite et de qualité, juste une seule paille est marquée du nom de la marque, ça laisse les autres un peu dénudées

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