NIt takes 700 years for one plastic straw to break down. Purchase some stainless steel straws for your family that can be used and reused every day. These straws are made in the Perth Hills of Western Australia, they are non-toxic and eco-friendly - perfect for the environment.
This straw is the same diameter as a normal straw (1/4"). It is 200mm long and made out of 316 (food grade) stainless steel. Great for drinks such as water, milk and pulpless juice.