Sandiaga showcases Indonesian-made eco-friendly straw in New York

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Sandiaga Uno
Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno introduced purun straw in New York. (Source: Kemenparekraf)

Jakarta, IO Tourism and Creative Economy Minister Sandiaga Uno showcased Indonesian-made natural straw made of purun at the High-level Thematic Debate on Tourism held by the United Nations General Assembly (UNGA) in New York, on Wednesday (4/5).

“We immediately showed that this purun-based straw that can be a solution to solve environmental issues,” said Sandiaga as reported by Detik, Saturday (6/5).

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Purun is a type of reed with straight, hollow, and leafless stems, making it an effective substitute for plastic straws.