Care Guide

The Short Straw™ is the last straw you'll ever need. In order to prolong its life and keep it in tip top working order, it's important to keep it clean.

Don't worry - it's super easy.

Routine Cleaning

Recommended after each use

  1. Fully extend The Short Straw.
  2. Rinse the inside and outside of the straw body with water - this could be done in a bathroom sink or in a glass if water if you're out and about.
  3. Pull the included telescopic cleaning brush through the straw a few times in both directions.
  4. Pat dry to remove excess moisture.
  5. Retract your straw & put it back into its case along with the cleaning brush.
  6. The drainage hole in the bottom of the case will allow the straw & brush to drip dry slowly.

Where possible - try to leave the straw extend for it to dry fully before placing it back in its case.

Deep Cleaning

Recommended after heavy use

  1. Fully extend The Short Straw.
  2. Rinse the inside and outside of the straw body with warm water.
  3. Add a few drops of soap onto the included telescopic cleaning brush.
  4. Pass the cleaning brush through the straw several times in both directions, paying particular attention to the mouthpiece on either end.
  5. Rinse thoroughly with clean warm water to remove soap residue.
  6. You can also rinse the carry case and silicone comfort tip in cold running water.
  7. Pat dry to remove excess moisture.
  8. Leave the straw and cleaning brush fully extended to air dry completely.