Personal Milestone

August 16, 2015 by Daedra Surowiec

Brian and I recently hit a milestone in our lives, our 20th class reunion from high school!  I learned some interesting things at our reunion gathering, both personally and professionally. I take a Strawesome straw with me everywhere I go (mostly because Brian gets on my case if I forget one!) and when you have one you can learn new benefits from using glass straws.

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Where All the Color Comes From

August 16, 2015 by Daedra Surowiec

I love when customers are inquisitive about products and how they are made, after all I’m the same way when I shop for products!  This post will address one of our most common questions about our straws, where does all that color come from?

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I’m Not Perfect and I Love It

July 1, 2015 by Daedra Surowiec

There’s some thinking out there that perfection is best and it’s ironic because no one is perfect. In fact, none of us are exactly alike, even twins have differences. And being different is actually what gives Read the rest of this entry »

Save the Bees

May 1, 2015 by Strawesome

Introducing The Bee Straw

OLYMPUS DIGITAL CAMERAWe’ve been inspired by the brilliance of the bee and have teammed up with Sabrina Malach and Shoresh Jewish Environmental Programs to create a new special edition Strawesome to bring more awareness to the need for bees, as well as to contribute towards their survival.  Sabrina has answered a few questions and provided us some great information which is shared below to that end.

Why are bees important?

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Earth Day Straw and Giveaway

April 21, 2015 by Daedra Surowiec

New Earth Day Glass Straw

This Earth Day I’m so thankful to all of you who are doing your part in so many ways to make our Earth a little cleaner.  It’s people like yourselves who make other people think and inspire others to change their ways.  The beauty of our planet has inspired me to create this new Earth straw!

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Which Lid? Which Straw?

March 24, 2015 by Daedra Surowiec

Similar to my past post about Glass Straws on The Go, I’ve found that many customers are asking about another trend in the reusable product world – lids that fit on mason jars. Read the rest of this entry »

Name That Bubble Tea Straw Contest

March 13, 2015 by Daedra Surowiec

We’re learning that our glass Bubble Tea straws have become incredibly popular lately and thought we’d celebrate that with a new design.  We already have our Bodacious Blue Bubble Tea Straw and are giving it a partner with the straw pictured here, but it doesn’t have a name.  Please help us name it!

Bubble Tea

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Plastic Sucks No Matter What

January 15, 2015 by Daedra Surowiec

I remember when the whole BPA-free craze began and honestly it doesn’t seem to have slowed down very much since it first arrived.  BPA-free has become a HUGE marketing tactic all over the place.

I was reading this article in the Washington Post the other day and it reminded me why we can’t trust any plastics. The choice is clear when it comes to the products we use to feed ourselves (straws, water bottles, baby bottles) and store our food, and it’s NOT plastic.  I look forward to the day when consumer demand has eradicated the plastic container industry altogether.

Keep educating yourself and together we can make this change!

~ Daedra

 

Strawesome Eco- and Health-Friendly Glass Straws Looks to Continue to Drive Change

January 14, 2015 by Strawesome

Company is resolved to remain focused on positively impacting families and the environment in the New Year

Milford, Michigan — Strawesome is proud to begin another year continuing the same great mission of replacing single-use, disposable plastic straws with reusable glass straws to reduce the toxic health impact on our bodies, animals and the environment.

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Newest Products for Winter 2014-15

December 30, 2014 by Daedra Surowiec

Someone just told me “What fun you must have while creating these straws!” and I responded with “Yes, it is a dream come true.”

Check out these new products we created for the winter season, some will be around even when the weather warms up but others may be reinvented as the seasons change so get what you want now before they’re gone.

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