SILICONE 101

 
SILICONE 101
WHAT IS SILICONE ANYWAY?

Silicone is a man-made material created from the element, silicon. Silicon is the second most abundant element on earth and is found pretty much everywhere, nestled in rock and sand, a lot of times as quartz.
 
To take it from rock and sand to silicone, the quartz is super-heated, super-cooled, and then super-broken-down into tiny pieces, before it gets ground down and mixed with to make it into the stuff of super tough straws and more.



SILICONE IS...
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NON TOXIC • • •

Silicone, unlike plastic, never leeches toxic materials into foods and drinks. Because it’s completely inert and safe to heat to super high temperatures, it’s safe to use for both cold and hot drinks, and is perfect for kids and babies
  • No sketchy fillers in our stuff — EVER
  • BPA-free
  • BPS-free
  • Phthalate free
  • PVC free
  • Lead free

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SUSTAINABLE • • •

GoSili products are made 100% plastic-free, with just two materials: European grade silicone and microwaveable stainless steel in our cups.
 
Silicone is pretty much indestructible, contains ZERO petroleum products, and can even be recycled.

Learn More About the GoSili Recycling Program

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PRACTICAL • • •

Silicone is CRAZY tough, but won’t chip a tooth if you bite down on a straw. We’ve created silicone products that are easy to use and clean, and that literally hold up for DECADES:
  • Sterilizable
  • Boilable
  • Freezable
  • Microwaveable
  • Unbreakable
  • Dishwasher safe