Currently, many people are choosing to use bamboo straws to reduce the situation of plastic waste in the environment. Understanding this trend, Wahapy will tell you how to clean and store bamboo straws properly!
Step 1: Choose a scrub suitable for the straw
Step 2: Use soap to remove dirt easily
Step 3: Scrub vigorously through the suction hole
Step 4: Rub the outside of the straw with a sponge
Step 5: Clean and remove soap inside the straw under warm running water
Step 6: Place the straw upright to dry completely in the sun or in a dry place
You can use bamboo straws many times, instead of using one like a plastic straw. This is a good habit to help protect our living environment
Why should we use bamboo straws instead of plastic straws? Plastic straws have only one benefit, which is small and convenient, cheap, but very dangerous to the environment. As we all know, plastic waste not only seriously affects the life of marine creatures but also poses a risk to human health. Microplastics were found in 83% of drinking water samples from the tap, and in 93% of bottled drinking water.
Frequent exposure to chemicals in disposable plastics (such as BPA, styrene) will put you at risk of diseases such as cancer, hepatitis, allergies, nervous system disorders, endocrine disorders and Infertility. When using plastic straws with hot, stagnant soft plastic, penetrating into the body will cause negative reactions. Therefore, the talented artisans have found a natural item to replace the normal plastic straw. That’s the bamboo straw!
In addition to the great benefits of bamboo straws that I have shared above, an issue that you also wonder equally is how long bamboo straws last? If plastic straws are manufactured using a technological line, disposable is thrown away, straws are manufactured from natural materials. Handcrafted by talented artisans with specially selected bamboo varieties. Having gone through many natural traditional chemical-free manufacturing steps, it is truly a very environmentally friendly and safe alternative for users’ health. Straws can be used repeatedly, you will be given a scrub with coconut coir brush. Thus, instead of disposable plastic straws thrown away, bamboo straws you can reuse, use many times depending on your care and storage.
B1: Rice flour is added to the mixer, beat until smooth, then put on the tray and pushed into the steamer. This is one of the first stages, deciding product quality.
The cooked steamed dough is put into the machine and how to make the dough more durable and crunchy, must find a standard formula to handle without using chemicals. After many trials, the company has found its own formula for quality products
From the powder particles, when passing through the pipe tractor, they will form straws about 3-4 m long, then cut into pieces by workers.
Each bundle of rice straws is hung by workers on a clothesline before chopping into pieces. Workshop drying time is from 6 to 12 hours.
In addition to white, the rice straw has additional colors of orange, green, purple … extracted from fruits and vegetables, namely: black sesame black, purple beetroot, green color of mosquito net
Drying straws are put into a small cutter into many short sections.
Straws decompose within 3 months, can be stored in a normal environment for about 18 months. Suction hose stays in normal and cold water for 30 to 120 minutes. Made from natural ingredients, straws can be eaten, but the manufacturer recommends not using rice straws too much during the day.
Not every tree can make a straw because there are old trees, young trees, young trees and bamboo shoots. When felling, choose plants that do not contain vinegar because there will be no wrinkles, no wrinkles.
Step 2: After selection, the material will undergo cutting, drying, and gently carving the two ends to make it delicate. All are handcrafted by skilled craftsmen. The length is 20 cm to suit all domestic and foreign objects.
Step 3: Finally, the straws are transferred to the oven for about 30 minutes at a temperature of 150 degrees to eliminate mold smell and reduce the risk of termites.
This stage is the most important to market. The bacteria in the straw will be removed, the unsatisfactory tubes will be broken to filter out the best ones to market.
The most important criteria of a straw is to ensure the diameter serves the needs of customers. After completing all the steps, the workers will have to choose and classify according to the size of the inner diameter, from 0-2 mm is the smallest size for drinking water, smoothies; 8-12 mm is a straw for drinking milk tea.
Each straw is about 50-60 times of use and stored in a dry place, can be stored in the cool compartment of the refrigerator. After use, use a pipe cleaner and cleaning solution to wash the tube. The solution can be used as dishwashing liquid, locust, lemon, vinegar, baking soda, after washing, then exposed to the sun to avoid natural mold.
CLEANING BAMBOO STRAWS WITH NATURAL CLEANING SOLUTION.
Method 1: The simple way is to rinse it with natural detergent solution and dry it in the sun.
Method 2: When scrubbing, you give a piece of loofah or lemon pieces cut and used for the outer shell of bamboo. If you are still concerned about hygiene or use it for a pub, you can try option 2.
Option 3: Boil the straw with boiling water. Scrub the straw with water or a natural cleaning solution and boil it with boiling water for 3-5 minutes. Done to sun or dry.
NATURAL CLEANING SOLUTION TO WASHING POTS
There are many household cleaners that you can use to wash dishes and use straws. Depending on the conditions available, you can use the appropriate type. You can use the following. After rinsing the straws, dry the straws in the sun. Sunlight has a wonderful use in disinfecting.
Lemons (or citrus fruits: starfruit, octopus, pineapple). You can also ferment sour and use that water to wash
Enzyme solution (see instructions for composting enzymes from waste)
Rice bran (or pickled water)
Kitchen ash water (remember to clean the charcoal with a fine sieve before soaking in water)
Sand (put sand into bamboo straws, put in water pipes and cover 2 ends and shake several times)
– Use a bamboo stick or a small zinc bar, wipe one end with a small sponge sponge (wipe board). Can replace sponge with loofah or cloth)
– Use a test tube cleaner: You can buy a test tube brush to wash. Prefer to buy palm made of vegetable fiber material.
– Use cotton spandex or coconut braided rope. You cut an old piece of cotton, soak the washing solution, put one end through the tube or use a bamboo stick to thread the fabric into the tube. You can create a small knot in the middle of the string to make it easier to scrub.
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CAUTION WHEN PRESERVING TREATMENT PIPES
Do not soak the bamboo straw in water for too long or leave it overnight. After use, you should wash the straw immediately and squeeze it into a dry place.
Like bamboo chopsticks, bamboo straws should be stored in a dry place, sometimes need to be exposed to the sun.
• If stored in a refrigerator for a long time, wrap it in several layers of newspaper and put it in a plastic bag.