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How does a folding drinking straw work?

What is a folding reusable drinking straw?

The collapsible drinking straw is all the rage, but what is it and how does it work?

Unless you have been living under a rock the past 6 months, you have seen in the news from around the world that all types of 1 time use plastics are being banned. In fact major cities including Seattle and Vancouver have outlawed plastic drinking straws, making their use an illegal offence!

Green eco bags have been around for a while now but the ban on over 1 billion per year plastic straws caught many in the promo world unawares. However, trend setter we caught the idea early and came out with the Last Straw. The Last Straw is designed for both retailers adn promotional product users. We wholesale direct to retail or can provide you wth a version complete with your logo on it.

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blue folding reusable collapsible drinking straw

The next big trend is identified and it’s the folding reusable drinking straw.

The folding reusable drinking straw could easily outstrip the fidget spinner in popularity. The reasons are simple.

Cities and states are moving to ban plastic drinking straws. Major cities like Vancouver and Seattle have outright banned the plastic straw. The UK has outlawed all plastic straws and other European countries consider the same.

The Last Straw, the world’s first collapsible, reusable drinking straw for your logo. Clean, compact, and totally awesome: for any business that wants to rid their lives—and the planet—of single-use plastic.

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folding-reusable-drinking-straw-in-5-colors

Cities and countries ban one-time use disposable straws.

Read about cities and companies banning straws including McDonalds!

To read the articles simply click on the links below.

Seattle bans straw…read more....
Vancouver bans Straws…read more...
McDonalds Bans Plastic Straws…read more…
Huge 1000 location Bon Appetite bans straws…read more…
Alaska Airlines Bans Straws…. read more…

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black folding reusable collapsible drinking straw

It started with a Turtle Video

This all started with a Turtle video. The storyline is simple: ecologists and scientists working in Costa Rica come across a Turtle in distress. They pull it aboard and find a plastic straw stuck in its nose. WARNING: Video has disturbing images. 

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4MPHbpmP6_I&t=4s

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starbucks folding reusable drinking straw

 

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Last Straw packaging. Folding reusable drinking straw. - Copy

Last Straw packaging. Folding reusable drinking straw. – Copy

Starbucks considers the folding drinking straw as a retail program.

Coffee Giant Starbucks Considers Folding Drinking Straw.

Seattle based Starbucks considers the folding reusable drinking straw as a possible retail solution in the wake of the recent ban on 1-time use plastic straws.

In the wake of their recent ban on 1-time disposable straw, nearly 1 billion per year, Starbucks is considering many replacement ideas including the folding, collapsible, drinking straw

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starbucks gets the last straw folding drinking straw

1000’s of companies move to ban plastic straws.

In a move that can only be called a movement thousands of corporations and businesses around the globe are banning the 1 time use plastic straw.

“Companies including SeaWorld Entertainment, Marriott, Royal Caribbean, Bon Appétit, Alaska Airlines and Starbucks have all banned the plastic straw!”

For a current list please read more. 

Read about banning plastic drinking straws including McDonalds!

To read the articles simply click on the links below.

Seattle bans straw…read more....
Vancouver bans Straws…read more...
McDonalds Bans Plastic Straws…read more…
Huge 1000 location Bon Appetite bans straws…read more…
Alaska Airlines Bans Straws…. read more…

The Turtle Video that started this:

This all started with a Turtle video. The storyline is simple: ecologists and scientists working in Costa Rica come across a Turtle in distress. They pull it aboard and find a plastic straw stuck in its nose. WARNING: Video has disturbing images. 

Is there any question to the Last Straw being a winner at retail?

In a word…No!

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Last Straw. The folding collapsible reusable drinking straw has arrived.

The Last Straw.

The Last Straw is the retail world’s hottest new idea! Get your hands on the Last Straw folding reusable drinking straw.

Retailers everywhere are abuzz with the release of the Last Straw folding reusable drinking straw. This comes hard and fast on the heels of the banning of 1 time use plastic disposable drinking straw by countiries and businesses around the world.

Read about cities and companies banning straws including McDonalds and Starbucks!

To read the articles simply click on the links below.

Starbucks Bans Straws!

Seattle bans straw…read more....
Vancouver bans Straws…read more...
McDonalds Bans Plastic Straws…read more…
Huge 1000 location Bon Appetite bans straws…read more…
Alaska Airlines Bans Straws…. read more…

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wholesale retail sales folding reusable drinking straw

The Turtle Video That Changed The World.

The Turtle Video That Changed The World.

Warning: Distrurbing video images may break your heart!

By now, more than 30 million people have seen the disturbing 8-minute viral video of the sea turtle with a stream of blood draining from his nostril, as two researchers work to extract a 4-inch plastic straw.

 

The plastic was lodged in the turtle’s nasal cavity, reaching down into his throat, inhibiting his breathing and sense of smell—a turtle’s most important tool for finding food. It was no doubt messing with the turtle’s orientation and migration, and possibly even hindering his ability to find a mate.

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retail folding drinking straw wholesale

“He might have also had trouble eating,” said Christine Figgener, a PhD student at Texas A&M University and a sea turtle expert, who was on the team that found the distressed creature and gave him aid. “Imagine you are regurgitating a hard spaghetti—for example while laughing—which ends up in your nose and gets stuck.”

Figgener and fellow researcher Dr. Nathan J. Robinson aren’t sure how long the sea turtle was swimming around with that thing in his nose. “It didn’t look super new, but who knows.

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custom folding drinking straw

“We have been talking about the detrimental effects of straws for years, but seeing that video, as horrible as it was, is what we needed to wake people up,” Figgener said in an interview with Plastic Free Times, two months after the video was first posted on YouTube.