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How are Repurpose products better for the planet?

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A few ways: Our products a lower carbon footprint than comparable non-compostable products.  We use renewable ingredients like corn and upcycled wood pulp and sugar cane. These upcycled materials leftovers from manufacturing that would otherwise go directly to waste.  We process materials with methods that release fewer greenhouse gases and toxic chemicals into the environment than conventional plastic and paper. Our composted products can be used to help fertilize crops for future use , creating a closed-loop sustainability system.   Since launch, Repurpose has saved 8,638 metric tons of CO2 from being released into the atmosphere and 3,531,805 pounds of waste...

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How do your products have a lower carbon footprint?

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Our products are made from renewable, plant-based materials as much as possible.  Our PLA-based products emit 80% less CO2 into the atmosphere and use 52% less energy to produce than plastics.  Our compostable plates and bowls use 66% less energy to produce than paper plates and bowls.  Not only does the manufacturing process reduce our footprint, but the compostable nature of our products further reduces greenhouse gas emissions. By diverting waste from landfills, emissions associated with landfills—such as methane which has a global warming potential (GWP) 25x that of CO2—are greatly decreased. Composted products can be used to help grow...

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What’s in it for me?

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Our design goal is to make products so good, you’d want to use them even if you didn’t care about being green. On top of our environmental commitment, our products live up to these standards: Safer—our plastics are BPA-free, a toxic hormone-disrupting chemical found in many plastic products. They are also free of phthalates, PC and PBDE. And our paper pulp is naturally white so it’s unbleached and chlorine-free.  Our products are also wheat-free, gluten-free, and soy-free. Good for all but especially those with allergies.  Durable— our products match or exceed the durability of conventional products. Great design— thoughtful features...

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