Biodegradable Cutlery Is Beneficial for Both Your Health and the Environment

May 10 , 2023

Biodegradable Utensils are made from materials such as corn or sugarcane, vegetable oils, animal fats, straw, wood chips, orange peels, and even sawdust. From there, manufacturers transform these natural materials into polylactic acid, a bio-plastic. Polylactic acid is similar to traditional plastics, but it is renewable and plant-based.

Understanding Biodegradable Utensils

By using biodegradable utensils, you can avoid the mess created by countless plastic utensils without sacrificing convenience. Help effortlessly improve air quality. Reduce exposure to toxic chemicals for a healthier lifestyle. Prevent unnecessary wildlife deaths, protect non-renewable resources helping to lower petroleum costs, produce nutrient-rich soil, benefiting agriculture for better food. In addition, less energy is required to produce biodegradable utensils as compared to petroleum-based plastics. This is because starch production consumes fewer resources compared to petroleum refining. Bio-plastic manufacturers also use less water. Therefore, biodegradable utensils are beneficial for your health and the environment!

Advantages of Biodegradable Utensils

Eliminate exposure to harmful toxins: When you make a commitment to using eco-friendly utensils instead of plastic utensils, you truly reduce the amount of toxins you are exposed to. Plastic food containers and plates release toxic chemicals when heated, contaminating your food.

Biodegradable plates and utensils will not only avoid contaminating your food but also avoid polluting the environment.

No cleaning required:

The purpose of using plastic glasses, plates, forks, spoons, and containers during parties is to make the post-party cleanup easier. Replace plastic utensils with biodegradable utensils. They are compostable, eco-friendly, durable, sturdy, and safe!

Safe for Children: 

Plastic food containers may help you store food, but you are not aware of how harmful they are for your child's health and the environment. Plastic containers release chemicals such as Bisphenol A (BPA) and phthalates after being heated. Biodegradable plates and utensils made from 100% agricultural waste such as sugarcane bagasse are completely safe for children. In addition, these PLA plates and cups can be safely used in refrigerators, freezers, or microwaves. It's amazing, isn't it? By using biodegradable utensils, you not only keep your child healthy and chemical-free but also contribute to the environment.

More sturdy than paper plates: 

In terms of availability, these biodegradable plates don't fall short. Sugarcane bagasse plates are often a better choice than their paper counterparts, because they are also more sturdy!

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