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"At the onset, we looked for paper straws that promote not only the sustainable aspect of the product, but also its social impacts. Partnering with SeaStraws in our dining halls is the first step our guests take toward sustainable practices on a daily basis. Using backyard compostable paper straws, learning about why paper instead of plastic, fostering a connection to the ocean, and SeaStraws donating a portion of profits to NGOs are a few reasons why this partnership in our sustainability journey is so exciting!"

Monalisa Prasad — Director of Sustainability, New York University

"SeaStraws has been a great step for many of our cafe partners towards reducing their environmental footprint."

Esther Gallois — Director of Partnerships, Cups

"SeaStraws have been a great addition to our sustainable initiatives here at Marymount Manhattan College!  The students and staff really enjoy this added option.  We are also using the Birchwood coffee stirrers, which are also going well.  We sold out of our straws in 3 weeks!"

Ernest Watkins III — Director of Operations, Marymount Manhattan College

Hi! We’re SeaStraws.

We do business inspired by our home: the Earth.

Here you’ll find straws and cutlery that are made from renewable forestry and backyard compostable, or contribute to a circular economy through reusability. We believe in sustainability, education, and advocacy to enable conversation in our community, where change starts. We believe a sustainable future is possible — and it happens when you get involved.

Our Materials

Good for the planet, good for the people. We care about you - that’s why we use the best materials we can to protect you and our environment all at the same time!

A partnership rooted in sustainability.

Let’s make a change!

Beyond straws, food service products are among 9 of the top 10 plastic items polluting our beaches and waterways. We can prevent this.

Let’s take a look at what we can help change, together!

 

So why paper?

Plastic Straw

Breaks down in 200 years.

Made from polypropylene (#5)
plastic resin.

Rarely recyclable.

Bio-plastic Straw

Breaks down in 3-6 months in a commercial composting facility.

Home composting not recommended.

Not recyclable.

SeaStraw

Breaks down in 60 days
in your home compost, backyard, and even the ocean.

Made with paper from renewable forestry and vegan waxes and inks.

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