Everything that you need to know about PLA – POLYLACTIC ACID

Everything that you need to know about PLA – POLYLACTIC ACID

Here’s a tongue twister for you  – Polylactic Acid also known as PLA,  is a popular alternative to everyday packaging items like clear cups and containers.

PLA usage is gaining popularity as producing PLA uses 68% less energy, it’s biodegradable and compostable and it’s made from renewable plant starches such as corn, beets and wheat. 

Can we get “whoop whoop”? Music to eco-conscious ears!

Proper care, storage and disposal of PLA are important details to consider, below are some things you need to know about PLA:

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Interested in switching from plastic to PLA? 

Check out our range of PLA cups and containers.

Our clear PLA cups are manufactured from IngeoTM PLA, a polymer made from renewable plant starch resources, not oil.

IngeoTM PLA requires 68% fewer fossil fuels resources to produce than traditional plastic.

Clear PLA cups and bowls are heat sensitive and should only be used for cold and ambient contents.  

 

 

 

 

 

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