In recent times, the trend of using bamboo straws, grass straws, and rice straws is popular and used by people all over the world. So what are these outstanding types of bamboo straws, how to make bamboo straws like How? Join us to find out how bamboo straws are made
What is a bamboo straws?
As we all know drinking straws are an indispensable tool when drinking beverages such as juice, smoothies are so familiar in our daily life. However, the straws are made from the trunks of bamboo and have only been manufactured and supplied to the market in the last 1-2 years and are being responded by many customers around the world for their protective effect. Environmental and safety for the health of the user, not everyone knows
Bamboo straws with a diameter of 7 – 13 mm, the length of about 15 -20 cm are made from the whole body of bamboo undergoing stages of manufacturing and termite treatment, resulting in at the end of straws. Has a smooth, natural outer shell with the shiny yellow color of the trunk of the bamboo, and the natural aroma of bamboo gives the user a feeling of closeness, friendly with the fresh, cool natural environment
Benefits of using bamboo straws instead of traditional plastic straws?
As we know, straws made from recycled plastic contain a lot of toxic substances, potentially many risks affecting our health, especially dangerous diseases like cancer, Or respiratory tract, digestive tract. The non-biodegradable plastic straws affect the health and living environment of our planet
You may not know “recycled plastic takes nearly 200 years to decompose, and every year in the US alone emits about 50 million tons of plastic waste from the environment. After collecting garbage, it will be treated by the burial method, the rest will be treated by incineration. But both ways have serious effects on groundwater and the air. ” So bamboo straws born as a revolution in straws today has been gradually changing the habit of using plastic straws of many people
Using bamboo straws is very safe and friendly to the natural environment and does not affect our health. Reusable thanks to the high-strength bamboo stems, less termites, termites, each straw is equipped with additional brooms to clean after use will help restaurants, milk tea shops, save up the multi cost
This is a source of raw materials available in nature, because bamboo has for many years been associated with the spiritual life of Vietnamese people, used to make everyday items such as baskets, baskets, chopsticks. , mats, blinds, interior decoration, … On the other hand, bamboo straws through the hands of artisans are engraved with delicate patterns, striking in individual style of each person, so many users are interested. This type of bamboo straws is in great demand in developed countries such as Europe and America, due to their high sense of protecting the environment and keeping their health
Bamboo straw production process
In order to make a golden bamboo straw, engraved with delicate handwriting and patterns, it has to go through a lot of meticulous steps as follows:
1.Choice of ingredients
The material chosen is the stems of bamboo trees with a natural trunk diameter of 7 – 13 mm with enough age from 2-3 years, to ensure no worms, nor to choose too young trees when drying straws will Atrophy, look unsightly, there are many material areas to choose such as the straws of Wahapy mainly from the North, Central Highlands, and Western Vietnam
The selection of raw materials greatly affects the quality of our products as well as ensuring the strict standards of quality for export to foreign countries, so this is a time-consuming step for us
3.2 Process of preliminary processing and manufacturing bamboo straws
Conducting the classification of the diameter of the bamboo straw, the smallest type from 4 mm for drinking water, medium, and common sizes from 7-13mm are used the most. The bamboo is then chopped into sections of 15 – 20 cm in length, using sandpaper, a grinder, to sharpen the balls inside and outside the nozzle, and the brush to clean the inside
It will then be rinsed under high-pressure water before being boiled with boiling water
All of these pipes will be put into a boiling pot to release all the sap and residues
These bamboo straws will be sun-dried and dried at a temperature of 120 degrees celsius to ensure no water in the straw and completely eliminate harmful bacteria
Carry out the decoration on the tube by hand for special patterns, or use laser inkjet printers to engrave words
3.3 Packaging of products
The bamboo straws will be checked for the last time, the standard pipes will be packed and put into cartons according to the standards and models prescribed. All must be guaranteed export standards. At the moment, Wahapy’s bamboo straws have attained EU and FDA certification, passing strict tests of the leading certification company SGS Switzerland
We love the environment so we hope to make these bamboo straws to replace disposable plastic items, which not only harm the environment but also affect our health.
By using these bamboo straws, we believe it will provide a good environment and you will definitely want it to be part of the eco-friendly collection that you use most.
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