These 8mm outside diameter, 5mm inside diameter straw are the perfect height for a quart jar or pint-and-a-half (24oz) jar.
These straws are cut from glass tubing and the ends are polished by hand. Because of this, there can be small variations in the diameter.
Glass straws are fun because you can see the liquid rising up through them like in a disposable straw. It is also easy to see if they are clean.
They are made of clear borosilicate glass, which is shatter resistant and is the strongest type of glass available. They are very durable and will last a long time.
They fit in almost any straw hole lid and are perfect for drinking water, milk, juice, iced tea, coffee, soda, etc. An 8mm hole seems to be the most common with Mason jar lids, but some lids have a 6mm hole.
For smoothies or anything thick we recommend our thick glass straws.
The most reliable way to clean reusable straws is our straw cleaner with soap and hot water. They are also dishwasher safe, or a quick rinse might be sufficient. You can also boil these to disinfect them if you want to.
My personal cleaning routine is to rinse them after use, put them in the dishwasher, then run a straw cleaner through them and rinse again before putting them away. My dishwasher usually gets them clean but sometimes leaves a little residue so this ensures they are clean.
Every day, 500 million disposable straws are used in the US! Start being part of the solution instead of part of the problem!
Glass straws are:
Note that jars and lids are sold separately.
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