These 10.25" Giant PLA straws are made from sustainable, fully compostable corn-based plastic and are ASTM D6400 compliant. These durable straws are a great eco-friendly alternative to traditional plastic straws and are individually paper wrapped, making them great for use with takeout orders. Paper wrapped straws can easily be placed in takeout containers and bags and will keep straws sanitary prior to use. Although PLA straws have the look and feel of plastic, they are made from 100% renewable resources and contain no petroleum. They are BPI certified compostable and will fully compost within 6 months in an official commercial composting facility. These straws cannot withstand high temperatures and should not exceed 113 degrees F. Stylish, they are great for sipping milkshakes, floats, smoothies, and other thick beverages. Unwrapped version available: STNGTL2601001
What is PLA:
PLA products are made from polylactic acid (PLA) which is made from corn starch. This material is a great alternative to harmful plastic and does not include petroleum which is found in most plastic products. Non-toxic and renewable, this material is a great eco-friendly substitute to plastic. Learn more
BPI Certified Compostable:
This product is certified by the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) as biodegradable/compostable. Bagasse biodegrades completely in approximately 30-90 days in a commercial facility depending on the thickness of the product.
What is ASTM D6400:
ASTM is the American Society for Testing and Materials. ASTM D6400 refers to the Standard Specification for Labeling of Plastics Designed to be Aerobically Composted in Municipal or Industrial Facilities. Learn more