Plastic is out as Irish firm sells eco-friendly straws

Plastic is out as Irish firm sells eco-friendly straws
Brian O’Callaghan, founder of EcoStraws: ‘We aim to shop as local as possible’ Pic: Alan Place

Limerickman sees writing on the wall for single-use plastic as bans introduced in parts of US and Australia

It is the last straw for single-use plastic, according to Limerick man Brian O’Callaghan who has launched a company selling environmentally friendly straws.

EcoStraws sells reusable straws made from materials including stainless steel, glass, bamboo and silicone as well as 100 per cent biodegradable disposable straws made from paper and polylactic acid and edible straws made from pasta, maize starch and gelatin.

O’Callaghan said he was inspired to launch the company with his running buddies...

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