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Best Metal Straws

Iced Coffee with metal straws
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If you're looking for an easy way to lessen your carbon footprint, then reusable straws are an excellent option. They're healthier for your teeth, eliminate your need for single-use plastic, and are generally easy to carry around with you. We recommend trying metal straws, and we've collected a great selection for you to check out! 

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Vehhe 4-Pack stainless steel straws

Staff Pick

This good-value 16-pack comes in offering eight 10.5-inch rainbow straight and bendy straws, eight 8.5-inch rainbow straight and bendy straws,  and no less than four cleaning brushes. Ideal for anyone who likes to use straws for hot drinks, the colorful silicone tips not only protect your teeth from the stainless steel but also heat. 

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Yihong 8-pack stainless steel straws

Silver sipper

These classic-looking 8.5-inchers are made from the standard 18/8 stainless steel and are made up of four curved and four straight drinking tubes. With a smooth finish, the ends of these straws are specially rounded for safe use, especially for children or the elderly. The metal material means they can go in the dishwasher, but brushes are bundled for extra cleaning. 

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Zerro 4-Pack copper straws

Swap for copper

These 100% pure copper straws offer a chic alternative to tacky plastic in the form of four straight, elegant straws complete with a case. They boast rolled sipping ends, are completely odorless and aimed at the adult cocktail market, are said to enhance to the flavor of spirit-based cocktails. They can also be used for soft drinks — but not hot beverages, because... ouch! 

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Hiware 12-Pack stainless steel straws

Family-friendly

Made of food-grade 18/8 stainless steel, these reusable 8.5-inch and 10.5-inch straws come at you in a 12-pack, split between straight and bendy in a handy carry case. They are dishwasher friendly but do come complete with two cleaning brushes. Kids will like the multicolor sheen; you'll like the planet-saving good feeling you get inside using them. 

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Sungrace 4-pack stainless steel smoothie straws

Wide load

"But what about smoothies?" we hear you ask... these are a stainless steel four-pack of extra-wide straws especially designed for thicker drinks. Measuring a standard 8.5-inches in length, the straw's diameter is a generous 0.47-inches which should give you a good-sized face tube for smoothies, milkshakes, protein shakes, slushies, and more. 

Suck it up

While many of us never considered the environmental havoc that was being played by the ubiquitous plastic straw, recent awareness efforts have made us all realize we need to up our game and invest in at least a standard pack of reusable straws, like the [simple four-pack from Vehhe, that will easily slip into a bag.

If you're the healthy type that likes to down a takeaway smoothie on your commute or lunch break, the wider diameter of the Sungrace option will suit your sippin' style. 

We all know how much kids love using straws and families are well catered for with larger straw sets available to purchase, complete with teeth-friendly features, such as the practical and colorful Wiskema dozen pack.