|Watermelon on-the-go in a Glass Sippy|
Sippy Cups are a most popular option for travel and for everyday drink-ware no matter where you are. The "sippy" originated for children's beverages using a spill free design. The idea has since filtered into the adult crowd and many "sippers" are spotted with their adult cocktails in covered vessels with a mouth-piece or straw protruding through the top of the lid.
Glass is a preferred material for food and drink storage and as a means to keep taste pure. Glass eliminates the possibilities of toxins leaching into one's diet. The availability of durable glass makes this possible and practical for non-plastic choices in all drink-ware. Mason jars are now popular to use for glasses and glass straws are a sought after alternative to plastic and metal drinking straws.
Hardware Store to search for materials for the Sippy Project. Rubber Grommets were found in various sizes and the drill bit isle displayed a variety of size options for drilling a hole into a Mason Jar lid. "Food Grade" material is the recommended choice for grommets in drinkware,
GlassDharma straws come in various diameters. 7mm and 9.5mm are the most popular options for "Glass Sippy Cups". The 7mm "Sipper" glass straw requires a 7/16" drill hole and a 5/16" inner diameter size grommet. The 9.5mm straw (Ice Tea Straw) requires a 9/16 inch drill bit with a grommet inner diameter size of 7/16". The grommets slip easily into the drilled hole and "hug" the glass straw.
Decorative Dots" straw upside down so that the "dots" inside the glass jar will act as a stopper. The straw will now have no risk of sliding out of the glass while in use!
Please keep sharing your photos, recipes and ideas as we all find options that will support our lifestyles and sustain our Planet.
"Sip the world. Taste the difference."