Vancouver Kickstarter to offer reusable straw that doubles as a bracelet

Oct 29 2018, 11:34 pm

Fully funded Vancouver-based Kickstarter nOcean is aiming to make reusable straws that double as fashionable bracelets.

Organizers describe the product (which aims to be in customer’s hands by Winter 2019) as a cross between a reusable straw and a Livestrong bracelet, and it’s already achieved over 150% of its financial goal.

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nOcean is not the only environmentally conscious company based in the West Coast creating reusable straws, but its unique bracelet method solves a convenience problem by always having it on your person.

With the plastic straw ban coming into effect next year, long-term solutions are a must-have, and nOcean has created a straw that is extra long so it can be adjusted to fit all wrist sizes.


Photo courtesy nOcean

The straw is made out of recycled silicone and surgical steel, so the non-disposable straw is helping the world’s pollution problem in more ways that one.

Each nOcean straw will also come with a cleaning spigot, and people can also opt for a protective outer case to keep things super sanitary.

The Kickstarter’s page also vows to donate 50% of profits to go towards cleaning up the ocean.

To learn more about nOcean and how to get a straw for yourself, check them out online.

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