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Straws made from leaves

Straws made from Saal tree leaf and lids covers made from paper.

Photo of archana chowdary
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Plates are made from saal leaves or banyan leaves .So we can use the same leaves to make straws .They are environmental friendly and no need to recycle them.To make them attractive we can cover them with paper cover . 

We can cover take away lids made of disposal paper which is used to make disposal paper cups .It serves the same purpose.

Which use cases does your Idea apply to?

This helps use case 3 where straws and lids are neglected and difficult to recycle .We can replace these plastic materials with environmental friendly materials like leaves and paper caps.

At what stage of development is your Idea?

  • Prototyping: You have conducted some small tests or experiments with prospective users and will continue developing idea through these tests.

Please describe from where your Idea emerged

Brain storming with my dad.

Tell us about your work experience

I work as researcher and my area of expertise is API management and operations.

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Flow chart.pdf

Flow diagram representing all stages of leave straw making


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Photo of Jill Silverman

Hi Archana, are you imagining each straw being covered with paper? Maybe they could be grouped in larger paper packaging to limit the amount of paper required, depending on the market for these straws (since each should be individually wrapped for on-the-go use, versus in one big package for restaurant or home use).

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