Glass Dharma Glass Straw Giveaway and Review 1/17

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Glass Dharma glass straws are sustainable, reusable, durable, easy to clean, suitable for hot and cold drinks and dishwasher safe. Using a glass straw provides a solution to plastics leaching into our drinks/foods and ultimately ending up in our landfills and oceans. I received 4 glass straws for review and one Moms Own Words reader will win a $25 gift code to spend on Glass Dharma Glass Straws!

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Glass Dharma Glass Straw Review

I am impressed with the variety and quality of straws that I received from Glass Dharma. They have straws for use with different drinks. For example,  12 mm diameter straw is recommended for smoothies because it is a bit larger than the 9.5 mm diameter red dot straw that is recommended for drinks like ice tea. I also received a 9.5 mm diameter straw with a slight bend for (in my opinion) a more “relaxed” drinking experience. The 7 mm amber straw is called the “sipper” and would be ideal for a Cosmo or Margarita or a hot drink like a latte.

What perfect timing for us to evaluate these straws, because Ryan just received an icy treats maker for frosty drinks and snow cones for Christmas.  We love using and drinking our creations with these glass straws. James is using the 9.5 mm straw with bend for his frosty drink.
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Ryan loves the amber colored dots on his sipper.
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I am fond of the red dot (decorative dots series). It makes the drinking experience a little more special, like using a favorite  mug or glass.  Two of the four glass straws came with a cleaning brush, which made cleaning these a snap! straws3

I typically buy a couple of packs of straws a year. I never considered the possibility of toxins leeching from the plastic into our drinks, and I definitely never considered that I was filling up the landfills, because, after all,  it’s only a couple of packages a year.

However, looking at the big picture, and considering all the straws that go out daily from all of the fast food places, that’s a lot of plastic in our landfills. Using an elegant glass straw that is guaranteed for life (Glass Dharma provides a lifetime guarantee against breakage) and provides a solution to plastic waste and potential toxins, it’s just a no-brainer!

About Glass Dharma Straws

GlassDharma glass drinking straws are:

  • Made of borosilicate tubing and is the strongest glass commercially available.
    Means that we have spared no expense in bringing you the strongest, most durable drinking straw possible.
  • Annealed to Corning, Inc. specifications (a process that strengthens the glass).
    So you can have confidence you are purchasing the highest quality glass straws available.
  • Made of glass which does not leach ANY TOXINS into your food.
    So you can use your non-toxic straws with confidence.
  • Created with the beauty and elegance that only glass can give.
    You’ll feel like royalty – with a touch of ‘glass’.
  • A great environmental addition to your kitchenware.
    Great for hot or cold drinks, microwave and dishwasher safe!!
  • Covered with our unbelievable Lifetime Guarantee Against Breakage.
    Means that if they ever break, we’ll replace them – Free,
    (Why do we do this?)
  • Hand-made in the U.S.A.
    Buying from GlassDharma means that your dollar is not going off-shore – it stays right here in the U.S.A.

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Glass Dharma Glass Straw Giveaway

One Moms Own Words reader will win a $25 gift code to spend on Glass Dharma Glass Straws!

 

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Kristi Maloney is a work from home mom to two boys ages 9 and 12. Since 2009, she has featured in-depth product, and book reviews and hosted high-quality, exciting giveaways on her blog Moms Own Words. When she is not blogging about life in New England, tips on everything and anything, recipes and the antics of her boys, you can find her providing taxi, laundry, meal preparation and decluttering services for her family. Email at maloney(dot)Kristi@gmail(dot)com.

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  1. 1
    Lyndi Malarchuk says:

    I use straws for almost everything I drink. I usually carry an insulated straw cup of water with me everywhere. My kids always use straws for soda and anything else corrosive, so that it bypasses their teeth as much as possible. And for milkshakes. Also for hot drinks, since the temp at the bottom is slightly lower than the temp at the top. We go through a LOT of disposable straws in our house. It would be nice to have an alternative!

  2. 2

    My boyfriend uses straws for everything he drinks. This would definitely save the waste.

  3. 3

    I use straws with instant breakfast in the morning and then a straw for a mocha coffee in the afternoon. Would love to try these straws.

  4. 4

    I use straws every day and multiple times throughout the day. I use them for water, smoothies, juice, sodas…. anything and everything cold!

  5. 5

    I especially use straws when I make homemade slushies

  6. 6
    Jill A. Collins says:

    We use straws occassionaly, mostly for our specialty drinks like frozen mixed drinks or smoothies.

  7. 7
    Trung Nguyen says:

    I use straws for smoothies only

  8. 8

    I am the only one who uses straws in my canned caffeine free diet colas.

  9. 9

    I use straws when I drink my protein shake in the morning because I don’t like how it makes my lips feel dry.

  10. 10
    Patricia Wojnar Crowley says:

    We use straws all the time for the younger kids!

  11. 11
    NIcole Strunk says:

    We use straws often. Most cold drinks are drank with straws.

  12. 12

    We only use them for cold coffee drinks!

  13. 13

    We use straws daily. Mostly for pop, water and juice. Although milk sometimes needs a straw, too.

  14. 14

    I use straws more frequently now. I’d like to have a more rigid straw like this. My 3 yr old likes to chew his straws then get frustrated when he can’t get his drink through the straw

  15. 15

    My children use straws almost daily for milk and juices

  16. 16

    My children use straws alot for juices

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    katherine d. says:

    i use straws all the time for smoothies!

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    Stephanie says:

    I really don’t care for straws unless getting it at a local fast food restaurant heh. But hubster and our girls love it! Every drink they must have a straw so we stack up on it quite alot. Those colorful bendy straws that we get from Stop n Shop.

  19. 19

    My daughters use glass straws in every thing they drink. I don’t use a straw too often but feel awful every time I’m given a plastic one.

  20. 20
    Alison Jones says:

    We use them for milkshakes. I would use them for tea, but only this one! can’t stand disposables.

  21. 21

    Every day for soda.

  22. 22
    Jessie C. says:

    we use straws daily for fruit smoothies.

  23. 23
    Heather Hayes Panjon says:

    We Use Straws For Juice And Milk

  24. 24
    Desiree Dunbar says:

    We use straws when we drink milkshakes and smoothies.

  25. 25

    We use disposable straws everyday for blended drinks.

  26. 26

    I use 1 plastic straw per day.

  27. 27

    My kids and I use straws for everything we drink.

  28. 28
    Jim Lipscomb says:

    W usually only use straws with drinks from fast food and the little straws with juice boxes.

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    Theresa J says:

    Honestly everytime we are out and they get a soda they use straws

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    Lydia Claire says:

    I use them when I make smoothies!

  31. 31

    I use straws for everything I drink. Mostly water, and a smoothie once a day :D

  32. 32
    Priscilla Benavides says:

    We don’t use them that often but I would love these for entertaining!
    priscillavbenavides at yahoo dotcom

  33. 33

    My kids love a hand-blended milkshake for dessert and we use straws with these about every other day. I like to use straws with tea and other “staining” beverages to try to spare my teeth!

  34. 34

    We don’t use them very often although we have recently incorporated green juice fasts into our lives and so these straws would be perfect!

  35. 35

    I don’t usually use straws, as I don’t like buying the plastic ones…but if I had one of these…

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    Michelle Tucker says:

    We use them for everything we drink. Hubby can’t drink anything without a straw due to very sensitive teeth.

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    jules mcnubbin says:

    i use them for everything I drink

  38. 38
    Candice Hull says:

    We use straws for every drink except for water. I have very sensitive and cavity prone teeth, so I keep liquids off of them as much as possible
    thank you

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    Christine says:

    I use straws once in awhile, mostly when I’m drinking Ice Tea!

  40. 40

    I only use straws at restaurants. I don’t have any at home!

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    Christine says:

    use straws when I drink oj

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