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  • Photo of woman getting facial treatment at a spa. ToMA Glass Straws make it easy for spa guests to sip during and after facial treatments of al kinds, and add luxury and elegance. Photo: jcomp # freepiks.com
    Add luxury and eco-friendly elegance to your guests' spa and salon experiences (and make it easy to sip hot or cold beverages during or after treatments.)
    Add Eco-Elegance To Your Salon, Spa, or Wellness Center With Glass Straws

    Wed, Aug 12, 20

     We provide glass straws for luxury spas, salons, wellness centers, medical spas, and attached cafes, juice bars and retail stores.  Guests are delighted to be served a chilled or hot...

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  • We're Part of a Trend Toward Reduced-Waste Weddings, Engagement Parties, & Bridal Showers
    We're delighted that our straws are part of a growing trend to make weddings and other social events more sustainable and less wasteful.
    We're Part of a Trend Toward Reduced-Waste Weddings, Engagement Parties, & Bridal Showers

    Wed, Aug 12, 20

    One of the newest trends for weddings and related events is choosing to reduce waste. From recycling flowers for another event to donating leftover food, there are many simple ways...

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  • 5 Big Takeaways From Our 6-Month Straw Test
    We spent months testing glass straws in busy bar settings (so you won't have to) and learned some surprising things. Also: why metal straws are a scary choice for businesses.
    5 Big Takeaways From Our 6-Month Straw Test

    Wed, Aug 12, 20

    When we first encountered glass straws while traveling in Germany, we were intrigued. We bought a bunch, and brought them back to Portland to test in the restaurants owned by...

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  • 3 Ways to Use ToMA Glass Straws to Market Your Business
    Sure, ToMA glass straws are beautiful, but they can also add to your bottom line.
    3 Ways to Use ToMA Glass Straws to Market Your Business

    Wed, Aug 12, 20

    Creative marketers are using ToMA glass straws to get publicity, increase sales, and inspire customer loyalty. Here are three ways to boost your bottom line: 1) Get publicity. Glass straws...

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  • The One BIG Problem with Going Strawless in Your Business
    Thinking of going strawless in your food and beverage business? Read this before you go down that path. 
    The One BIG Problem with Going Strawless in Your Business

    Wed, Aug 12, 20

    Considering going strawless in your restaurant or bar?  It seems like a logical--and easy--decision for any business. It's certainly more eco-friendly than handing out single-use straws. It saves you time...

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  • 7 Reasons to Choose Glass Straws for Your Business
    They're not just beautiful and reusable. Glass straws delight your guests, elevate your events, upgrade your establishment, and boost your bottom line.
    7 Reasons to Choose Glass Straws for Your Business

    Wed, Aug 12, 20

    Contemplating straw options?  Switching to glass straws is a simple, low-cost way to upgrade your establishment, elevate your events, and delight your guests. They add value to craft cocktails, and...

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