What does compostable mean ?
PLA is very unique material since it is made from corn and not from petroleum.Compostable products will biodegrade within a cycle of a compost process and break down in the presence of heat, moisture and organisms to form compost.
What does biodegradable mean? How is it different from compostability?
Same process, different breakdown speeds. Biodegradable Biodegradable products are capable of being decomposed by bacteria, fungi or algae and will eventually disappear into the environment and leave no harmful chemicals behind. The amount of time is not really defined, but it’...
What are PLA and CPLA ?
PLA stands for Polylactic Acid. It is a biodegradable plastic derived from renewable starch resources such as corn or sugarcane. CPLA is a crystallised PLA which is stronger and withstands higher temperatures. Both PLA and CPLA are sustainably produced and 100% biodegradable and compostable.
Are PLA products microwave and freezer safe?
The PLA products are heat resistant to 110 degrees Fahrenheit. So, they are good for cold products and freezer safe , but not microwave safe.