4 major impacts of paper straws on the environment

Paper straws a better alternative?

We have been living with straws for quite some time now. All across the earth, every company and every individual are actively now trying to switch to a greener alternative which is paper straws. 

How does paper straw impact the environment?

Paper straws are biodegradable!

Paper straws are completely biodegradable. Literally, if you throw them into the ocean, they’ll decompose in just a matter of weeks or months. That’s how fast it takes for it to decompose. As long as it doesn’t end up in a landfill, it would biodegrade pretty fast and make sure that there’s no carbon footprint left behind.

Short-time to decompose

Paper decomposes instantly, well not literally but it takes only days or weeks to decompose whilst plastic will last for up to 200 years. Paper straws are biodegradable and are very eco-friendly which makes them the best alternative. 

Which one would you rather use? Of course everyone would choose paper straws, it is the most obvious eco-friendly choice right now.

Great for the flora and fauna

Did you know that paper straws are very friendly towards marine animals? It’s true, as it can break down in just 6 months means that they are completely safe for the wildlife. This biodegradable feature allows paper straws that are misplaced or not properly disposed of can just break down in the environment in a short amount of time, thus reducing our carbon footprint.

If you are looking for paper straws that are FDA approved, you don’t have to look any further! Our paper straws are FDA approved, completely biodegradable, durable, food contact safe and environmentally friendly. Here at Can Jaya, we care about the environment and reducing carbon footprints through our packaging and straws.

Interested in our straws? Click here to find out more about our paper straws.

 

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