As consumers increasingly demand eco-friendly products, companies want to offer sustainable alternatives to single-use plastics.bathroom dixie cups At the same time, the number of factories worldwide producing PLA resin is limited. Here, we highlight environmentally friendly alternatives that you may not have considered. Check out some sustainable food packaging options below.
Cold cup: PLA with paper
The advantage of PLA cold cups is that they look and feel just like plastic, without the harmful environmental side effects associated with making plastic or styrofoam. They are strong, sustainable and crystal clear.dixie to go cups But our new line of paper cold cups takes sustainability to a whole new level. In addition to being 100 percent compostable, these cold cups are made from bamboo, a fast-growing grass that continues to grow after harvest. In fact, bamboo is the fastest growing plant species on earth, with some growing more than a meter a day! Our paper cold cups are also equipped with PLA liner to prevent leakage and condensation.dixie cup Thick paper is known to keep liquids cool longer. Did we mention that their average cost per case is 25% lower than PLA cold cups? Salad bowls and deli containers: PLA and fiber Our CL Ear salad bowls and deli containers are as light and strong as plastic and can withstand temperatures up to 110 degrees.cone cups However, our fibre-based takeout boxes and clamps might be a good choice.
Available in a variety of shapes and sizes and with multi-compartment options, these containers will immediately visually remind your customers that you have chosen to use compostable products in your business. Many containers are provided with PLA lining options to make them waterproof.cone paper cups They're also safe to use in microwaves and refrigerators, and stack perfectly for easy storage or transportation. Do I need to include salad dressing? No problem: we offer PLA and fiber serving cups.
Straws: PLA vs. PHA vs. PaperOur PLA straws are as strong as traditional plastics and do not cause environmental pollution. Our newest straws are made from PHA. PHA straws are home compostable, Marine biodegradable and look and feel just like PLA straws.dixie 3oz cups They are also individually packaged. In addition, paper straws are widely used.
At Hyde, we always take one step forward. cake paper cup We will continue to stock as many compostable, sustainable products as possible while maintaining a high level of service.pizza slice box We will also keep you, our valued customer, informed of market conditions so that you can continue to serve your customers with the best environmentally friendly products.