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World Centric Kraft Paper Compostable Straws 8″

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  • Compostable - EarthHero
  • B Corp
  • Sustainably Harvested
  • 1% for the Planet
  • Charitable
  • Safe & Fair Labor
  • BPA Free

BPI Certified Compostable

This product contains material that has been third-party certified to meet ASTM Standards D6400 (for Compostable Plastics) or ASTM D6868 (for Compostable Packaging). These products break down in industrial composting facilities, and turn into usable soil. Appropriate facilities may not exist in your area.


This product contains material that can break down into soil in either a backyard or industrial composting system. These products are declared compostable by the manufacturer, but may not third-party certified. Contact your local waste-hauler or composting facility to determine where these materials may be accepted. Certain materials may be better fit for industrial facilities than backyard composting systems. Industrial facilities may not exist in your area.

B Corp

The B Lab is a third-party, non-profit organization that certifies companies as socially and environmentally responsible. B Corps are businesses that go above and beyond traditional business models and aim to create positive change in the world through their practices. These companies must meet rigorous transparency and accountablity standards, while doing what is best for people and the environment.

Sustainably Harvested

Some or all of the ingredients or materials used to produce this item have been sustainably harvested. Sustainable practices involve managing land in ways that prevent overharvesting, preserve the natural ecosystems and animal habitats, and ensure a sustainable harvest for the future.

1% for the Planet

This company partners with 1% for the Planet, a nonprofit organization that helps promote environmental stewardship. Members commit to donating at least 1% of their sales to the program, which helps connect them to high-impact environmental nonprofits across the globe.


This company donates a portion of their time or profits to charitable efforts in their community or abroad.

Safe and Fair Labor

We support safe and fair labor practices when producing sustainable products. This company cares for their workers by fostering a safe work environment and providing their employees with fair wage.

BPA Free

Products that are labeled as BPA free do not contain Bisphenol A, a chemical commonly found in plastic products. Studies on BPA exposure have shown that high levels of BPA could lead to hormone disruption, effects on behavior and brain function, reproductive problems, breast cancer, heart disease, infertility, and more.

Make the switch from single-use plastic straws with Kraft Paper Compostable Straws from World Centric! Made from 100% FSC® Certified paper from responsibly managed forests, these straws are commercially compostable and will break down in about 180 days. Perfect for cold drinks, these eco-friendly straws are durable and BPA free. Plus, World Centric is a leader in conscience commerce – they're a carbon neutral company, Certified B Corp, and donate 25% of sales to world-changing non-profits acrRead Moreoss the globe!

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Sustainability Features


  • World Centric performs third party audits for fair working conditions based on Fair Labor Association Code of Conduct for factories in China. These guidelines establish best practices "for respectful and ethical treatment of workers, and in promoting sustainable conditions through which workers earn fair wages in safe and healthy workplace"


  • 100% FSC® Certified paper

End of Life

  • Certified commercially compostable, and will break down within 180 days
  • Plastic sleeve can be recycled with plastic film collections


  • World Centric is a Certified B Corp, joining a network of conscious companies using business as a force for good
  • World Centric is a Green America Certified Business
  • World Centric products are tested to American Society for Testing and Materials (ASTM) standards, ensuring they break down in commercial composting facilities
  • This product meets USDA BioPreferred program standards for biobased content, and is composed either partly or entirely of renewable plant materials
  • This product is certified compostable by BPI, a third-party organization that reviews and certifies compostable products that meet ASTM D6400 and ASTM D6868 conditions for compostability
  • World Centric is certified by the Compost Manufacturing Alliance (CMA)
  • World Centric is a member of the Bay Area Green Business Program, distinguishing small business that protect, preserve and sustain the environment
  • World Centric is recognized the National Minority Supplier Development Council Inc® (NMSDC®), a global leader in advancing business opportunities for Asian, Black, Hispanic and Native American suppliers in the corporate supply chain
  • Made with FSC Certified Paper, sustainably harvested from responsibly managed forests

Earth Friendly Features

  • World Centric donates 25% of profits to grassroots social and environmental organizations
  • World Centric offsets all of their carbon emissions, making them a carbon neutral company
  • World Centric is a 1% for the Planet member, donating 1% of sales to environmental non-profits worldwide


  • Each sleeve is wrapped in recyclable film plastic for food safety purposes
  • Ships in recyclable packaging made from recycled content

Made Without

  • Non-toxic, gluten-free, vegan and corn allergy safe

Product Specifications

Product Care

  • Not microwavable, not to be used with hot drinks

Additional Features

  • Eco-friendly compostable straws made from FSC Certified Paper
  • BPA, PVC, and toxin free
  • Great for cold drinks

Product Dimensions

  • .25 x 7.9 inches


  • Unused, undamaged products in their original product packaging can be returned within 30 days

Shipping Info

  • Ships within 1 business day!

About the Company

World Centric

What started as an educational non-profit in 2004 has quickly grown into a thriving business with a people and planet focused mission. Aseem Das started World Centric to educate his community on social and environmental problems, and sold products as a way to increase their reach and impact. When their compostable product line took off, World Centric continued to implement ethical practices in each aspect of their business.

From using agricultural waste and sustainably harvested raw materials, to ensuring that each item is certified compostable, to donating 25% of profits to grassroots organizations, World Centric is creating products and changing the world in unison.

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