EARTHWARE - Bamboo Straws single
Did you know that bamboo is a grass? I didn't - this evergreen perennial is used for a multitude of articles.
In general bamboo is very durable. The outer layer of the stem is quite dense and strong.
Bamboo is both flexible and elastic. As a result items made from bamboo tend to be very resilient and resist breaking when placed under stress.
Great attributes for a natural straw. It pays to soak them sometimes in cider vinegar to sanitise and using a straw brush to clean the inside of the straw.
Bamboo is the fastest growing plant on this planet. It has been recorded growing at an amazing 47.6 inches in a 24 hour period.
Bamboo is a crucial element in the balance of oxygen and carbon dioxide in the atmosphere. A grove of bamboo release 35% more oxygen than an equivalent stand of trees.