CPLA plastic containers are made from polylactic acid (PLA), a bioplastic derived from renewable resources such as corn starch. They are an environmentally friendly alternative to polypropylene (PP) and break down easily in the environment without causing any inconvenience.
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What is CPLA?
CPLA plastic cutlery is compostable and biodegradable, making it an environmentally friendly alternative to traditional plastic cutlery. They are also more heat resistant than regular PLA plastic, making them a suitable choice for hot foods. CPLA plastic tableware is durable and reusable and an excellent choice for restaurants and catering events.
What tableware can we make with CPLA?
A variety of tableware can be made from CPLA, including plates, bowls, cups, cutlery and even trays. It can also be used to create decorative elements such as coasters and centerpieces.
Advantages of CPLA
They are made from corn or starch flours and are a sustainable and environmentally friendly solution. This ecological service is a renewable resource, the production of which significantly reduces CO2 emissions. Among the many advantages are
- Strong and resistant
- Withstand high temperatures
- Perfect for use in hot dishes
- Last up to 90 days
This cutlery is more environmentally friendly, offering a more sustainable alternative. On the other hand, they can be washed up to 25 times, making them ideal for reuse.
Frequently Asked Questions
What is CPLA?
CPLA is an acronym for crystalline PLA, a process that can withstand temperatures up to 45°C. CPLA is compostable and biodegradable, and once the crystallisation process is complete, it is no longer transparent and becomes opaque white.
Benefits of CPLA
Besides being an alternative to plastic cutlery, they are 100% sustainable, biodegradable and resistant to high temperatures.