12 Jun '11, 5pm

#plastic is so yesterday! get @glassdharma glass #straw, you will love!

My Grandbaby has been drinking from the Glass Straws from the glassdharma website as he learns to drink from sippy cups. I don’t give them to him to play with but they are much more durable than I thought and stay out on my counter and the older kids help themselves without supervision. Along with concerns for our enviroment about plastics never breaking down in landfills, I am reading so much about chemical leaching from plastics and the possible effects. There is a controvesly about how harmful these chemicals MIGHT be to our health – no brainer for me! I believe teaching my children how to handle glass is in their best interest, but there are stainless steel straws avaiable for those that have the glass breakage fear. There is also some good information called “the glass difference” in the glassdharma website that explains the process of “borosilicate glass” and the ann...

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