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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.
“The best products available! You save in many ways. Water, environment and they are stylish as well.”
“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.”
Excellent product and price.
The forks worked perfect for an outdoor picnic in the woods. They were very sturdy and much stronger then expected. They didn't break and the pack was big enough for 5 of us
These forks are superior to any other disposable utensils in every way in my opinion. They are eco - friendly made with plant materials and they are very durable and strong. I absolutely love the fact that they are compostable so I feel like I'm doing my little part in not adding more plastic waste to our environment. I will be telling all my friends and family about this product.
I love that these are compostable and they are very strong/durable. They hold up well and I'd feel confident putting these out for a party/event!
We try really hard to not use disposable anything but sometimes convenience wins the battle against environmental consciousness. These are a great choice to help with that though! We were worried about quality ( will they be sturdy?) and we're so pleased to share that they indeed are great quality. Will definitely buy again!