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Strawlific

Straws provided by nature

Est. 2019

An eco-friendly
solution to

plastic pollution.

We have only one planet

and it is our common duty and

responsibility to protect it.

Here at YNI,

we have found

a real solution to replace

plastic straws

and all other alternatives

such as metal, glass,

paper and PLA.

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More than just grass

.

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The hero of the show "Sedgy"

In a 10 second nutshell ↓

The most natural choice around the world.

You might  know them as "grass straws."

This type of grass is called "Grey Sedge."

a.k.a "Sedgy"

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Grey sedge is a plant native to

Japan as well, and have been used in

sedge-woven hats and many other

traditional crafts.

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  Photo: Shinya Maezaki

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The perfect grey sedge for straws grow abundantly in the tropical wetlands of Southern Vietnam,

 mainly in the Long An Province. 

High in alkaline, this iron rich area is suitable 

for only certain types of plants.

Sedgies help support the livelihoods of

the farmers, local workers,

and their families.

Sedgies are harvested roughly

every 12 months.

10% of each field is left unharvested

and the strongest ones are spread out

and replanted, roots and all.

This circular, regenerative farming method

assures a stead supply, helps protect the

ecosystem, and provides secure work.

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The wetlands are also home to the endangered "bird of love," the Sarus Crane.

There are only 13,00~15,000 wild full grown adults (IUCN).

As Ho Chi Minh continues its rapid growth, 

industrial areas continue to expand. By preserving the fields, we can also preserve the biodiversity and habitat of this precious red-listed animal.

Segies don't go soggy!

In fact they become stronger and 

more durable as they soak up liquid.

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Sedgies don't stop there.

When they're finished being a straw,

turn them into compost or fertilizer,

decorations, fuel for your bonfire,

or even animal feed.

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Unlike straws made from PLA (polylactic acid), which don't fully biodegrade in natural conditions, Grey Sedge is 

Nature itself.

Even if you happen to drop

it on the ground, it literally...

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...can't become waste.

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Products
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Natural Grey Sedge Straws
100 % natural and biodegradable
No preservatives, no chemicals
Farmed regeneratively
Food grade certified
Revitalizes and strengthens in liquid 
Gluten-free, lactose-free, sugar-free
No deforestation
Super-low ecological footprint
Helps protect habitat of endangered species
Helps provide stable jobs in rural Vietnam
We support gender equality and fair pricing

Available at

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What people are saying

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​​旅商人 Ryosyo (Trippin' Chapman)

The first sip feels different in a good way, and you realize how used to plastic straws your mouth has become.

From the second sip, you won't be able to go back to plastic straws, haha.

The reactions from customers at events are soooo good.

It's a really stylish straw too, and I'll be using them for my whole menu starting this season! (Summer 2021)

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*Certified to be completely harmless to humans by the respective National Vietnamese, Japanese and European Authorities.

(Ministry of Public Health of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, EMI-TUV-SUD in Europe, JFRL in Japan)

Contact

YNI JAPAN LLC

Shizuoka City, Aoi Ward, Hitoyado-cho 2-6-3

contact [@] strawlificjapan.com

Tel: 0542727276

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