Bamboo Straws in Pouch

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Are you keen to make the move to a zero-waste lifestyle? Our bamboo straws are a great start! 

  • Pack of four bamboo straws
  • Reusable, biodegradable, BPA-free and sustainable
  • Handcrafted by Khmer villagers in rural Takeo province
  • Comes in its own handmade fabric pouch with a drawstring
  • Includes a natural hemp cleaning brush
  • Perfect for throwing in your bag so you always have it with you

Give single-use plastic straws a miss and use these straws for everyday life, parties and special occasions.

Cleaning: Each bamboo straw can be used roughly 100 times. They are dishwasher friendly or can be washed by hand. Cleaning in bulk is easily done by leaving the straws to soak in boiling water with a splash of vinegar for 5 to 10 minutes.

Why choose us?

Ethically Made

These handmade products are made by women who have graduated from the sewing program at Human and Hope Association in Cambodia. This job enables them to earn an income at home, working at their own pace and taking care of their children at the same time. 

Proceeds Support Charity

Proceeds from your purchases support Human and Hope as we continue to empower communities to reduce inequality. We fund education, vocational training and community development programs run by local staff in rural Siem Reap, Cambodia.

MEET CHOMRONG

Chomrong has not only lifted her family out of poverty, but also now teaches her vocational skills to other women. As a child she left school early to work in construction for a dollar a day. After marrying and having three children, Chomrong wanted to change her life. She studied in HHA Cambodia's sewing program; excelled and set up her own business. From this, Chomrong built a new home, sends her children to school, and inspires other women in her role as a sewing teacher with HHA Cambodia.