Lennart Meijer is the CEO and co-founder of theotherstraw, a social enterprise replacing single-use plastic straws with reusable, ethically-made bamboo straws. theotherstraw was founded in 2018, after Lennart and his co-founder Jamie were confronted with the harmful impacts plastic straws on our natural environments and oceans.
Since then, theotherstraw has sold over 70,000 reusable bamboo straws and replaced over 7 million single-use plastic straws from our landfills, natural environments and oceans. They've also supported over 50 ocean clean-ups and educated over 12,000 businesses and individuals on the impacts of single-use plastics.
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