GLASS STRAWS STRAIGHT & CURVE - SET OF 4

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By HALM
[ECO TIPS] 
✔︎ BPA Free
✔︎ Reuse 
✔︎ Zerowaste 
✔︎ Plastic Free
✔︎ FSC certified

ENJOY! CLEAN! REUSE!

HALM was invented to bring more flavor to your drinks and less plastic to the environment.

As the EU Parliament decides to ban the production of plastic straws by 2021 and global companies such as Starbucks and McDonald's decide to abolish it, glass straws are attracting attention as an alternative.

THE SPIRIT IN A BOTTLE - ideal for your next soda, soft drink or water.
EXTREMELY STABLE - Safe and pleasant drinking experience thanks to the best glass quality from Germany
DISHWASHER SAFE - Easy and hygienic cleaning in the dishwasher or with the included natural bristle brush
SUSTAINABLE - Reusable and free of toxins, lead and plastic - from the straw to the packaging

[FEATURES]
- A set of 2 x 20cm straight straws and 2 x 20cm curve straws
- All of our HALM glass HALM Glass Straws have an inner diameter of 6mm, so that even the thickest smoothie fits through HALM because he does not give in. On the outside it is smaller than a centimeter, so that the perfect mouthfeel is created.

[SPECS]
- 20cm (Straight) Straws × 2
- 20cm (Curve) Straws x 2
- Cleaning Brush ×1


[CARE INSTRUCTIONS]
HOW CAN I CLEAN HALM AND ARE THEY DISHWASHER SAFE?
> Naturally! HALM drinking straws can be cleaned easily and are sparkling clean again after a wash cycle.
The glass straws simply in the cutlery basket of the dishwasher stand upright. In the standard program, the HALM drinking straws are HALM from top to bottom despite the small opening and thus achieve the same level of cleanliness as a drinking glass.
If you are a fan of thick fruit juices, smoothies or milky drinks, we recommend rinsing with clear water and possibly theCleaning brush included with every set.

I DON'T HAVE A DISHWASHER, HOW CAN I CLEAN HALM?
> The plastic-free cleaning brush offers the solution in the event that the liquid fruit does not want to separate from the glass because of the sheer love for HALM .
With soap and water, HALM shines again in a crystal-clear light after cleaning.

IS THERE A BRUSH INCLUDED IN THE SET?
> We have a handy and for each of our sets plastic-free cleaning brush attached.
This is particularly suitable when you are on the go. You can quickly clean your HALM with a little water and, thanks to your bag, store it safely when you are on the go. At home, our drinking straws are wonderfully clean in the cutlery basket of the dishwasher. If a drink was particularly stubborn, our cleaning brush will help you get a crystal clear drinking straw again.

- HOW TO USE -

HOW STABLE ARE HALM STRAWS?
> HALM drinking straws areextremely stable and accompany you in many situations!
The high-quality manufacturing process prevents your HALM into a hundred tiny pieces of glass as soon as it hits the ground. Usually it bounces like a rubber ball on the floor and stays as it is.
Since June 2017 we have equipped over 5,000 satisfied restaurateurs with our drinking straws. The daily HALM test there proves that HALM is the perfect companion for your drink.
Sure - even glass can break under extreme conditions. But in this case you can dispose of it in the waste glass container with a clear conscience and give it a second life.

WHAT DISTINGUISHES HALM STRAWS FROM OTHER ALTERNATIVES LIKE METAL, BAMBOO, STRAW ETC?
- All alternatives to plastic have their advantages and disadvantages and are preferable to disposable straws. in thecomparison However, glass clearly wins as THE alternative.Glass is tasteless, of high quality and is at the same time the most hygienic of the reusable materials. For example, you can see immediately whether a Glass straw is clean, and you can say the same about a stainless steel straw
If a straw from HALM should break, it can safely be put in the waste glass container. Borosilicate drinking straws cannot do that. Their melting point is higher and they either have to be brought to the recycling center or end up in the hazardous waste dump.
Our HALM drinking straws but are extremely stable, so you will most likely pass them on to your grandchildren. You can do that with edible alternatives, raw pasta, straw and co. rather not do.
Also: who wants a gin and tonic that tastes like pasta after 10 minutes and lots of noodles that end up in the residual waste?

IS IT SUITABLE FOR CHILDREN?
- As parents, we are always amazed at how exciting a simple glass of tap water HALM tastes for our children with a HALM ! It encourages the children to drink and turns every grouch into a drinkHALM fan .
HALM is through hisstability Suitable for children and encourages drinking. If your child is already drinking from a drinking glass, they can use a HALM drinking straw without hesitation. Find out more about the topic heresafety or contact us. Our team of experienced parents will be happy to answer your questions.
Children also do not bite intuitively on the HALM , as they usually do with plastic straws, but rather test how many bubbles can be made.
Our drinking straws are made in Germany Quality glass made, which is extremely stable and durable. Nevertheless, the HALM are not unbreakable, as is the case with cups or drinking glasses. It is crucial that the drinking straws cannot splinter at the edge and therefore there is no risk of injury. We recommend HALM like new cutlery, because you don't run through the apartment with a fork.

CAN I DRINK HOT AND COLD DRINKS WITH IT?
- Of course you can bring your latte macchiato with youHALM , because our HALM drinking straws are heat-resistant up to 200 degrees, but your coffee shouldn't be that hot. We now count a large number of tea drinkers / tearooms among our loyal fans, because HALM is an upgrade for every drink..
If you like ice-cold drinks HALM, nothing stands in the way of HALM freezing, because our drinking straws can withstand temperatures of up to -40 degrees. If you're actually creating a great ice cocktail with HALM us day but onuf Instagram then everyone benefits from it.

- ABOUT THE MATERIALS - 

WHERE AND UNDER WHAT CONDITIONS ARE HALM PRODUCED?
> We produce, pack and distributeHALM drinking straws to100% in Germany . We attach great importance to thisfair Working conditions and fair pay.
Our motto"Profit for All“ we live, among other things, through close cooperation with Lebenshilfewerk , in which people with disabilities pack a large part of our orders.

WHAT CLASS ARE HALM MADE OF?
> OurHALM drinking straws are made of high quality glass in Germany. Our special glass itself is very strong. However, this is increased again by baking the glass in a special process in an oven at a high temperature, by the way, this oven is operated with solar energy!der HALM its tension and becomes more stable. Your HALM also gets additional strength from the ratio between wall thickness and inner diameter.

WHAT IS THE DIFFERENCE BETWEEN HALM THE  GLASS USED FOR HALM AND OTHER GLASS?
> Many other retailers use borosilicate glass for their drinking straws. Because of its too high melting temperature, this glass is hazardous waste, which cannot be recycled. Ultimately, this glass ends up in the garbage dump and is therefore not very sustainable and even environmentally harmful.

WHAT MATERIAL IS HALM PACKAGING MADE OF?
> All of our packaging is not only plastic-free but alsoFSC mix certified. This means that materials from FSC-certified forests and / or recycled material as well as material from controlled sources are used in production. FSC-certified or post-consumer recycling material is either used at least 70% or an at least equivalent amount is used in the production process to produce the labeled goods..
The FSC trademarks on wood and wood products stand for transparency and credibility worldwide. They ensure that people and nature fair and responsible and can be found worldwide on a steadily growing range of products.

WHAT ARE THE BRUSHES MADE OF?
> HALM is a plastic-free overall product - Of course, this also applies to our versatile cleaning brushes. These are included with every set and are offNatural bristles.
Due to the diameter of our HALM drinking straws, it is currently not possible to hygienically clean them with a material of plant origin - we have therefore opted for the bristle of the Chinese bristle pig.
We are still looking for a plant-based alternative, but currently cannot offer a vegan brush that meets our quality standards and approaches to sustainability.

BRAND STORY

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THE HALM STORY:

HALM was invented to bring more flavor to your drinks and less plastic to the environment.

HOW DID IT START?

In 2015 when the founders traveled to Southeast Asia and visited the Thai island of Koh Phayam they quickly noticed that loads of plastic had washed ashore on the beach.  They embarked to organize one Beach clean-up and filled sacks of plastic waste within two hours - a total of almost 4000 liters, which really shocked them.

For them it was clear; change what is happening and started looking for alternatives from paper to metal to bamboo to straw. Eventually they realized that glass was the best alternative to plastic and founded HALM. Glass is reusable , tasteless, easy to clean and hygienic.

FROM THE FOUNDERS:

“THE JOURNEY GOES ON

We want to rid the world of the disposable plastic straw.

But there is much more:

We want to generate awareness for the entire plastic problem, to educate it and finally to bring about positive change in the way people think and act.

With our special editions, we already support a wide range of international NGOs. We will continue to invest in innovative initiatives and projects in the future and promote other products that tackle the plastic problem with us through cleanups, awareness-raising, research and education.

The plastic straw has become a symbol of waste. Now with HALM we are HALM a symbol for sustainable quality.”

OUR TIPS

Did you know 3 billion plastic straws are used every day? It's quite a crazy number which means 3 million kilograms of plastic; a huge global footprint. We've been using different alternatives for a long time; silicone, bamboo etc and now glass. While all of the alternatives have their good points and bad points, we feel that glass is another very good alternative. Glass straws are reusable, long lasting and flavor enhancing so whatever you're drinking will taste great!