Saving the Environment, one straw at a time!!|admin @ Eco-Straw.com

Blog

/Eco-Blog/
­

A Care Free Vacation is Possible Without Plastic Waste

Traveling is one way to take time off from every day life, but that time off shouldn't come at the expense of the planet. While on-the-go it's tempting to buy more single-use plastics such as cutlery, toiletries, and food wrappers, but a little preparation goes a long way when it comes to cutting down on [...]

By |July 23rd, 2018|Glass Straws, War on Plastic|Comments Off on A Care Free Vacation is Possible Without Plastic Waste

Even Tom Brady Wants to Save the Ocean

This offseason, Patriots quarterback Tom Brady has often been in the headlines due to plenty of speculation on his supposed dissatisfaction with Coach Bill Belichick. However, he recently turned his attention to a non-football related issue: the amount of plastic waste in the ocean. In a post on Instagram, the elite quarterback joined his wife [...]

By |July 5th, 2018|Glass Straws, War on Plastic|Comments Off on Even Tom Brady Wants to Save the Ocean

What is Pyrex?

What is Pyrex? Pyrex is simply a name brand of a particular glass formula properly known as Borosilicate Glass.  Borosilicate glass is a type of glass with the main glass-forming constituents being silica and boron oxide.  Boro(for short) has a very low COE (Coefficient of thermal Expansion)  which makes this glass formula unusually resistant to Thermal Shock.  Here at Eco-Straw.com we [...]

By |July 14th, 2015|Glass Facts|Comments Off on What is Pyrex?

Tangerine-Strawberry Smoothie

Happy New Year, friends! What's that you say? It's February already? How did that happen? Thank you for keeping us busy during the holiday season…and still! People are loving our glass straws and that makes me happy. Do you know what else makes me happy? Tangerines! Today's smoothie is quite simple, yet packed with a [...]

By |February 4th, 2014|Smoothie Recipes|Comments Off on Tangerine-Strawberry Smoothie

Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Eco-Straw!

Happy Thanksgiving, ya'll! Hope you are keeping warm and are spending time with family and friends. We are starting the holiday off right with a tasty Bloody Mary featuring two custom straws. Did you know we offer custom straws? Just contact us and we will do our best to exceed your expectations! Thank you for [...]

By |November 28th, 2013|Glass Straws, Smoothie Recipes|Comments Off on Happy Thanksgiving from your friends at Eco-Straw!

New Tapered Smoothie Straws are here!

Hey ya’ll! I am excited to share with you the new tapered smoothie straw. The perfect gift for your smoothie loving loved one. These straws are ideal for thicker liquids and are a cinch to clean. Pineapple Peach Ginger Goodness 1/2 cup frozen pineapple 1/2 cup frozen peaches 1 inch cube of fresh ginger root [...]

By |November 19th, 2013|Glass Facts|Comments Off on New Tapered Smoothie Straws are here!

Pumpkin Pie Spice Smoothie

Hey ya'll! I am back! I guess you could say I took a little summer sabbatical. So, now fall is here! Or the season of the pumpkin as I like to think of it! Pumpkin Pie Spice Smoothie 1/2 can of pureed organic pumpkin One super ripe banana 1/2 cup of coconut milk A dash [...]

By |October 8th, 2013|Glass Straws, Smoothie Recipes|Comments Off on Pumpkin Pie Spice Smoothie

Peachy Keen

Tulip here with some more ‘dirt’. Ahhh....summertime is officially here! There is nothing better than fruit that is in season. I am a Georgia girl, so I love my peaches! Today I am feeling "Peachy Keen", courtesy of my Vitamix and Eco-Straw…you know the drill by now! Peachy Keen Two peaches One banana A small [...]

By |June 25th, 2013|Smoothie Recipes|Comments Off on Peachy Keen

Fruity Flavors

Tulip here with some more ‘dirt’. My apologies for the lapse. This Tulip has been busy! Today's smoothie is brought to you by this season's fruity flavors, courtesy of my Vitamix and Eco-Straw. Fruity Flavors Smoothie One peach 15 red grapes One banana A nice sized handful frozen pineapple A handful of mixed greens 3/4 [...]

By |June 11th, 2013|Smoothie Recipes|Comments Off on Fruity Flavors

Monkey Power Punch

Tulip here with some more ‘dirt’. Looking for a protein power boost that will have you swinging from the trees? Introducing my Monkey Power Punch smoothie, courtesy of my Vitamix and Eco-Straw…you know the drill by now! Monkey Power Punch Two small bananas 1 tablespoon of soaked chia seeds 1 cup of coconut milk A [...]

By |April 30th, 2013|Glass Straws, Smoothie Recipes|Comments Off on Monkey Power Punch