08 Aug 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:
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.