When it comes to Eco-friendly material, possibilities are various especially regarding food packaging. If you are always looking for Eco-friendly alternatives when you are buying tableware and food packaging it’s always important to be aware of your different options and what they represent. This blog post will explain the different features of a couple of Eco-friendly materials in order to help you pick the perfect one for your situation.
One of the most popular materials is Bamboo. Perfect to make sturdy and stylish dishes, utensils and skewers, bamboo is a beautiful and versatile material and its great features make it a more expensive disposable option than other materials.
Made of birch, poplar or pinewood, Wood products are also very sturdy and make great takeout options. They will add a smooth and sophisticated touch to your tableware presentation and will be a little bit cheaper than bamboo products.
Palm leaf products are also slightly cheaper than Bamboo products and since they are made of the sheaths of a palm tree which naturally dry and fall they are extremely Eco-friendly and make beautiful – but also original – tableware items.
Natural and recyclable, Cardboard & Paper products are an affordable Green alternative to plastic. From takeout boxes to straws, they make very elegant products and don’t ask for a big financial investment.
Once it is converted to a thermoplastic polyester known as PLA, Cornstarch is a strong and entirely compostable plastic. Though, it can’t withstand high temperatures, PLA can be used in a variety of ways and is definitely cheaper than other disposable utensils.
Last but not least, Sugarcane is one of the cheapest disposable material option you can find. Elegant, design and trendy, sugarcane products are made from the natural residue of the sugarcane harvest and are 100% compostable.
Now that you have all the info you need, you are in a better position to make the best choice! Good luck!
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