About Us – Holy City Straw Company

About US

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OUR STORY

At Holy City Straw Company, we take the guesswork out of sustainability.

Petroleum-based plastic / bioplastic straws and cutlery are polluting our oceans, disrupting our ecosystems, impacting human health and contributing to the overall demise of our planet.

 Our Company was formed in 2019 to solve the challenge facing both businesses and consumers in today’s environmentally conscious world and evolving circular economy. Our goal was to identify, produce, and distribute a 100% plant-based and cost effective alternative without sacrificing the user experience!

Our solution…drinking straws made from natural wheat and reed plant stems and cutlery made from bamboo! Nature saves the day once again!

▲Simple ▲Sophisticated ▲Sustainable

OUR MISSION 

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We are dedicated to saving the planet one “earth” straw at a time. One small step today, collectively, can lead to a transformational Planet tomorrow!

One straw, One step, One planet.

OUR VISION

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Holy City Straw Company aims to become the leading and trusted supplier of sustainable drinking straws and cutlery globally. We strive to support, educate, and inspire consumers looking to adopt a more sustainable lifestyle and eco-conscience businesses and organizations seeking to reduce their carbon footprint in the new circular economy.

THE PROBLEM

Explosion of microplastics entering the environment and ultimately impacting our food supply and health.

Excessive carbon footprint left from the plastic life cycle during production and disposal is accelerating climate change.

Current straw providers fail to address the problem of microplastics, excessive carbon footprint and downstream waste as their straws are manufactured.

OUR SOLUTION

Our line of Earth straws are one of the only non-manufactured, 100% biodegradable, and 100% bio-based straws on the market today. Mother Earth is our machine.

Our straws require minimal carbon usage during the beginning and end-of-life cycle. They come straight from nature and, when disposed, will naturally return to the Earth all while eliminating downstream waste!

OUR STRAWS

We offer a collection of zero-waste straws that are never manufactured, 100% biodegradable and 100% bio-based.

Our wheat and reed stem straws are sustainable and renewable during each harvest and unlike other straw alternatives, our straws require minimal carbon usage during the beginning and end of life cycle and never contribute to downstream waste.

Mother Earth herself is our machine! No dyes, glues, waxes, additives, bioplastics or polymers necessary.

Simpler is just better!

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Seed to Stem

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Farm to Glass

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Straw to Earth

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Cycle Renews

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Our Commitment to Sustainability 

At Holy City Straw Company, we are dedicated and committed to corporate sustainable business practices utilizing the triple bottom line approach of merging social, environmental and economic standards.

This starts with our pledge to be responsible stewards of valuable resources operationally, as well as our pledge to offer proven environmentally friendly products that will help reduce our dependence on single-use plastics, eliminate downstream waste, and assist our customers and partners to meet their long term sustainability goals.  

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Environmentally Sustainable

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100% USDA Bio-based
Wheat Straw

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Gluten Free

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ECO-PRODUCT AWARENESS

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Chemical & Pesticide Clear

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Our Core Charities

Holy City Straw Company is committed to supporting and giving back to key organizations that share our principles and core values.  

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Holy City Straw Company is a proud member of the 1% for the Planet global organization & movement. We pledge 1% of our sales to the preservation & restoration of the natural environment. We donate to domestic & international grassroots & environmental groups which strive to make a difference in their local communities. 

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Bye Bye Plastic aims to eliminate single-use plastics in the music industry in order to restore Earth balance. Dreamed up and led by Vivie-Ann aka BLOND:ISH as a grassroots movement, Bye Bye Plastic is now a team of 8 eco warriors on track to wipe out single-use plastic in the music industry. Bye Bye Plastic has inspired thousands of DJs and event promoters to back the initiative since launching in 2018, through the #PlasticFreeParty movement and Eco Riders.

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Accredited Business

Holy City Straw Company is an A rated, BBB accredited business.

Holy City Straw Company, LLC, Organic Products, Charleston, SC

Since its inception in 1912, the Better Business Bureau (BBB) has been one of the go-to resources for sizing up a business’s performance and trustworthiness. It promotes that mission primarily through two functions: rating businesses based on their reliability and performance, and facilitating the resolution of consumer complaints. The bureau also provides consumer education and offers several programs aimed at helping businesses adopt best practices.

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