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Clean, compact, and totally badass: For anyone who wants to rid their lives—and the planet—of single-use plastic.
Clean, compact, and totally badass: For anyone who wants to rid their lives—and the planet—of single-use plastic.
38,443 backers pledged $1,894,878 to help bring this project to life.

Happy National Skip the Straw Day 🎉

Posted by Emma Cohen & Miles Pepper (Creator)
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 Hello Kickstarter Backers!

Ain’t no party like a National Skip the Straw Day Party. The sea turtles are twerking and the narwhals are flossing. That’s right, we are getting doooown.
 

We’re teaming up with Surfrider Foundation, 5 Gyres, Plastic Pollution Coalition, and Last Plastic Straw to raise awareness about the impacts of single-use plastics.

 
  Here’s how you can help:

  •  Use these pics in your insta story to show your support of the movement.
  • Post your @_FinalStraw_ in action and use the hashtag #skipthestrawday. 

Thank You

We are so appreciative of your support and patience as we close out our fulfillment process. Though it was not always smooth sailing, we have grown a lot as a company and are very excited for the future of Final. For those of you who experienced delays in shipping, we are very sorry about this issue. Murphy's law was in full effect and we messed up a lot. And then a lot more. But, from that experience we have grown dramatically—we now have a 6 person customer service team (shoutout to Alejandra, Madison, Jenna, Kari, Kendalyn, and Jennifer) and a new VP of Operations Kathleen!!! We are back to moving and shaking and are so excited to continue our line of Foreverables! Stay tuned for FinalFork and FinalStrawX (smoothie/boba straw)...

If you have any questions regarding your FinalStraw, please email our customer support team at halp@finalstraw.com. Additionally, if you still have not received a shipping notification, there is a good chance you never filled out your survey. Please email survey@finalstraw.com to get a new link.

Thank you for all of your support!

Suck Responsibly,

Emma, Miles, and the FinalStraw Team

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    1. Missing avatar

      Daniel Perez on

      I still do not have my straws!! I'm domestic and have not moved. What gives?

    2. Phil Teare on

      So my straw got returned to the US after sitting in a sorting office. I have not message as to why.

      Please send another and make sure it doesn't happen again.

      Thank you

    3. Phil Teare on

      Still no straw...
      :(

    4. Priska Widjaja on

      Looking forward to hearing about Final Straw X!!! I was at a boba store and devastated that my final straw wouldn't be able to use for boba drinks!

    5. Emma Cohen & Miles Pepper Creator on

      Hey Renee,

      Can you please send our customer support team an email with your order info? halp@finalstraw.com

      Thanks,
      Emma

    6. Renee Vorbach on

      I filled out the survey.. I was an early backer... I ordered extra at the time of backing... and I STILL don't have them... really getting tired of ice clicking against my teeth....

    7. Emma Cohen & Miles Pepper Creator on

      Hey Everyone,

      If you have not received a straw, there is a good change you never filled out your survey. Please email survey@finalstraw.com to get the link. If you did fill out your survey and never received your straw, please email halp@finalstraw.com.

      Thanks!
      Emma

    8. Kay Clopton
      Superbacker
      on

      I'm looking forward to the Final Straw X! I don't have a straw for my Boba drinks.

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      Steve Nadeau
      Superbacker
      on

      Seems to me that you need to focus more on your backers than occasions and answer your backers since without them, your project would never have started....

    10. Batty on

      Ooohhhhhhh a FinalFork... Sounds interesting! 😎

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      Jacquelyn Lewis on

      It's been nearly a year and I still have not received my straw.
      I was going to order more as Holiday gifts (once I received the one I paid for) but alas, that never happened. I then planned to order a bunch for Valentines day, but still - no straw. I keep sending emails and replying via comments, but still - no straw. I understand that start-ups can be tricky but this is looking, sounding and feeling more like the Fyre festival with each passing day. Please, either send the straw that I purchased or refund my money? Thanks.

    12. Logocop
      Superbacker
      on

      Good timing — it’s also National Margarita Day!

    13. Logocop
      Superbacker
      on

      Good timing — it’s also National Margarita Day!

    14. Kathleen Scurlock on

      I made a donation and was promised a straw last September...and I never received it...has it been sent?

    15. Vincent Hawke
      Superbacker
      on

      Also have not received my straws. Looking forward to getting them even so.

    16. Kelsi Jo on

      I still haven’t received my straw.

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      Giles on

      New products?
      I think I'll just wait and buy them on Amazon cheaper and receive them quicker than if I back your dumpster fire of a company.
      Thanks for proving to potential backers that waiting and getting them cheaper, quicker and with support from Amazon is an option by the way.
      Or maybe one of the inevitable copies at a fraction of the price.
      And of course, none of the nasty attitude you provided in the comments here.

    18. itellstories on

      Straw arrived at my door in South Africa today. Thank you!

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      Susie Connor on

      First para reads very "How do you do, fellow kids?"

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      Charlotte on

      I never received any straw as promised by your company !!!

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      Samantha Jeffs on

      I too am yet to receive my straw

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      Tony Williamson on

      I applaud your sentiment. I detest your company, your lack of organisation and your complete inability to empathise with investors who have had problems.

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      SlayerNWM on

      Hahah New Kickstarter for i New scam ? NEVER

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      Adrien on

      So should I have received my straw by now? Because I have not.

    25. Matthew Gallagher on

      Dealing with your company was one of the worst experiences if not the worst experience I’ve ever had when trying to order something.