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Biodegradable simply means that disintegration will occur, without specifying an amount of time or what the end material may be. Technically, any material is biodegradable overtime and depends on the environment. Companies often use the term “biodegradable” to mislead consumers. It is illegal in the state of California to label a product as biodegradable without being substantiated by third-party testing.
Compostable materials must degrade at a certain rate into a nutrient-rich substance to be qualified. We consider “compostable” to be a legitimate way to measure and represent a product’s end-of-life impact on the environment.
Our compostable products are certified as compostable, not just biodegradable.
The available packaging made from compostable materials does not perform well enough to ensure your products make it home clean and safe.
We are committed to continuing our work innovating cost-effective compostable packaging that’s up to our performance standards. We hope to make all our packaging compostable soon.
Contact your local waste management service to see if your city has a curbside composting program. Find more information on how to properly compost our products at the following links.
Industrial composting sites across the nation:
Independent businesses that specialize in compost pick-up:
Find a composter near you: https://findacomposter.com/
Even if our products end up in a landfill, there are upstream benefits associated with our products which are made from renewable plant-based sources compared to virgin fossil-fuel derived plastics. Our products are totally non-toxic and leave no toxic residues or microplastics behind.
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“I am happy every time I use these products- it actually is a weight off my mind knowing that I am not contributing to the current crisis level of plastic use.”
Since it's sustainable, it's better than plastic.
Excellent product at a good price...good for the environment!
Bought these for a little get together and simply did not want to use our silverware. These were sturdy, easy to use, and the best part was their eco friendly.
This set of plastic cutlery is a great product! I love the sleek design and also to know that it is eco friendly is a big plus. Very sturdy and durable. I have even put them through the dishwasher and they kept their shape! I will be purchasing these again in the future.
I don't know what else to say about this product other than it was sturdy. And, if I can do something to help by buying sustainable products, count me in.