LOLISTRAW is the “world’s first edible, hyper-compostable, marine-degradable straw aimed at replacing plastic straws,” according to the start up’s IndieGoGo. You can enjoy your iced coffee and then eat the straw when you’re done. Don’t feel like eating a straw? That’s fine, it can be composted. It’s meant to go “from straw to soil in 60 days or less.” Even if it goes through normal disposal channels making its way to the ocean, it dissolves. In fact, it’s made from seaweed-based material, so it’s kind of full circle.
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