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are drinking straws the newest EDC item?

Discussion in 'Other Every Day Carry Items' started by marsos52, Dec 31, 2019.

  1. kukla

    kukla Loaded Pockets

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    How does one effectively clean a straw, particularly a bamboo straw (especially if used for dairy products)?
     
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  2. steel_6

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    Some of the reusable ones on the market come with their own brush - it's kind of like a bottle brush but straw-sized, if that makes sense. Just a rod with bristles on one end that fits into the straw.
     
  3. kukla

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    So you have to carry an EDC straw cleaner brush for your EDC straw.
    How about soap & water to wash the brush?
    And bamboo is porous, how can that effectively be cleaned & dried?
     
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    For the titanium drinking straws there is such a small brush also but we donĀ“t use it. We clean them in the dishwasher.
    But we never tried bamboo drinking straws.
     
  5. neo71665

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    The silicone ones I boil then scrub them with a brush. Bamboo being porous is why I stayed away from them. I know bamboo is supposed to be water resistant but not sure how they would take boiling.
     
  6. Moshe ben David

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    You never had bamboo soup? LOL

    Am Yisrael Chai!

    Moshe ben David