Straws using 100% plant-derived biodegradable polymer will be released sequentially from mid-January 2022

Daiso industries Co., Ltd., Ltd. (Higashi-Hiroshima City, Hiroshima Prefecture, President: Seiji Yano, hereinafter "DAISO")

Developed by Kaneka Corporation (Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, President: Minoru Tanaka) as part of environmentally friendly efforts

A straw that uses "Kaneka Biodegradable Polymer Green Planet®" (hereinafter "Green Planet®")

It will be released sequentially from stores in central Tokyo from mid-January 2022, and will be rolled out at more than 2,500 stores nationwide by the end of January.

Green Planet® is an environmentally friendly material that has excellent biodegradability in a wide range of environments.

We have obtained the certification "OK Biodegradable MARINE" * for biodegradation in seawater, and by adopting Green Planet ®

This will help reduce the environmental burden caused by the marine plastic waste problem.

At DAISO, you can make it from plastic bags and plastic cups containing plant-derived ingredients, and sugar cane pomace without using wood.

We have been promoting the handling of environment-friendly products (ECO products) such as paper plates in earnest since the fall of 2021.

In order to make it easier to understand that it is an environmentally friendly product (ECO product), including existing products, we will unify the packaging, etc.

We will promote environmentally conscious efforts through products that are easy for customers to understand and are more familiar to us.

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