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The Great Pacific garbage patch, which is a massive plastic
garbage floating halfway between Hawaii and California, has
grown to 1.6 million square kilometers or about thrice the size
of France. The worst part? This floating patch of trash is just
one of the five offshore plastic accumulation zones in the
world's oceans. We are faced with a worsening garbage
problem and yet, there is no real way of cleaning up the oceans
and eliminating plastic trash. With 2.41 million tons of
plastic garbage choking marine life, finding better
alternatives to single-use plastic products is more important
than ever before.
What are Biodegradable Disposables Made of?
Most biodegradable round plates and compostable
disposables are made from bagasse, bamboo, recycled paper,
cornstarch, and even fallen leaves. ECO Gardener’s range of
biodegradable plates is made from untreated, plantation timber
that’s 100% sustainable and earth-friendly. Since these
products are not chemically treated, they are suitable for kids
and young children.
Why Switch to Biodegradable Plates and Compostable Disposables?
Most of the garbage that ends up in landfills and oceans is
made up of plastic food packaging. Using biodegradable products
may reduce the trash that ends up in landfills and the world’s
Unfortunately, food and plastic packaging manufacturers are
finding more and more reasons for using plastic food packaging.
Plastic is widely used because it’s a cheap and accessible
material. Disposable containers are convenient to use but their
negative impact on the environment cannot be ignored. It is
also worth noting that single-use plastic products are not made
from sustainable materials. It will also take a long, long time
before plastic materials decompose so using these will only add
up to our growing trash problem.
Biodegradable plates and compostable disposables are just
as convenient to use as single-use plastic products sans the
negative impact on the environment. These products do not
deplete the earth’s natural resources. Biodegradable plates
and compostable disposables will not harm the environment
because they will break down completely once discarded.
Benefits of Using Biodegradable Plates and Compostable
Environmentally Friendly Entertaining
If you have guests over or you are hosting a party, you’ll
probably use a lot of plates and cutlery. Rather than using
plastic plates, plastic spoons and forks, use paper plates and
wooden cutlery. These products are just as useful as
traditional plastic plates and cutlery but they are more eco-
Plates and cutlery made from biodegradable materials are
more environmentally friendly because these do not leave behind
toxic chemicals or residues. In addition, these products
degrade over time, releasing earth-friendly nutrients back into
the soil. Sure, biodegradable plates and wooden cutlery may be
more expensive than single-use plastic products but the price
difference is quite small. It’s just a small price to pay for
hosting an environmentally sound party!
Got your own compost? Making your own compost is a great way to
transform kitchen and yard wastes into something useful for the
garden. You can also sell your own compost; it’s a great way
to boost your earnings. Using eco-friendly plates and cutlery
makes composting much more convenient. You can simply toss the
discarded biodegradable plates into your compost bin. This
makes post-party cleanup much easier too.
When adding discarded biodegradable plates to your compost,
make sure the plates do not have food residues on them. Also,
do not add too many
biodegradable square oval plates in one bin to
avoid disturbing the balance of the compost pile. Our advice is
to designate a place where guests could discard the
biodegradable plates they have used. Simply let your guests
know about the spot and why it’s important to discard the
Did you know that making biodegradable plates and compostable
disposables are more energy efficient compared to manufacturing
single-use plastics? Plates and cutlery that degrade require
less energy to be manufactured. In addition, the materials used
for biodegradable plates and cutlery are renewable so they will
not deplete the earth’s natural resources. Usually, these
products are made from sugarcane, bamboo, corn, etc.
In addition, manufacturers of biodegradable products are
more mindful of their own carbon footprint and are likely to
take steps to reduce the greenhouse gases they produce. Using
biodegradable plates and compostable disposables will
definitely reduce your carbon footprint too.
Plastic products, particularly food packaging, are notorious
for leaching toxic chemicals to food. That’s because single-
use plastics are treated with a cocktail of chemicals including
dyes, bleaches, and inks. Some of these products are safe,
others not so much. For instance, plastic bottles release
harmful chemicals like Bisphenol A when exposed to hot drinks.
These chemicals affect the endocrine system, causing a variety
of health problems ranging from hormonal imbalance, metabolic
problems, to certain cancers.
The same thing cannot be said for biodegradable
disposables. These products are plastic-free; they are made
from plant-based materials that are 100% safe and earth-
friendly. Because biodegradable disposables are made from non-
toxic materials, you can enjoy your hot meals and drinks
without worrying about chemicals making their way into your
For your next party, make the switch to disposables.
Biodegradable disposables, such as
biodegradable trays, are the perfect alternative to
plastic or Styrofoam plates and utensils.
ECO Gardener offers a great selection of biodegradable
plates made from chemical-free materials!
Transitioning from plastic to biodegradable paper reduces your
Plastic production is one of the most greenhouse-gas heavy
industries in the world. It is notoriously energy intensive,
first of all. However, plastics themselves are produced from
fossil fuels – and they are known to release greenhouse gases
such as methane and ethylene as they degrade.
In this way, the problem of plastic is not limited to their
physical effect on sea life or their chemical impact on the
earth. Rather, throughout their entire lifecycle – from their
manufacture to their disposal – plastics are contributing to
global warming. As a result, by adopting biodegradable straws,
businesses are contributing to the battle against climate
Rather than fossil fuels,
biodegradable paper straws are made from an alternative
resource that is more ecologically sound. That’s natural
forests. As a result, biodegradable straws can be carbon
neutral and avoid a dependence on non-renewable resources.
Finding an Alternative to Single-Use Plastics
Across the world, consumers and governments are waking up to
the damage done by disposable plastics. From 2021, single-use
straws, cotton buds, bags, and cutlery are to be restricted
throughout Europe, while consumers are increasingly looking for
However, these need to cater to all. One of the benefits of
plastic straws is their convenience, allowing people with
disabilities, for example, to drink in comfort. In a world
affected by Covid-19, disposable items offer benefits in terms
of hygiene too. Among all of the alternatives to plastic straws
– from reusable metal and glass to disposable materials –
biodegradable paper straws are the only option that provide
concrete ecological benefits without sacrificing these
important aspects of the user experience.
Are your disposable bowls safe to use and eco friendly? These
days, everyone is focusing on going green and this is what is
you need. One step to take care of our environment is to use
biodegradable products like biodegradable bowls.
biodegradable bowls offer various alternatives when you
need to serve your food in disposable tableware. The eco bowls
are made from sugarcane bagasse. Sugarcane fibre is a byproduct
of sugarcane manufacturing. Ecological product made can reduce
air pollution and adds value to the material.
In addition, the product made from bagasse is also both
microwave and freezer safe. So you do need to worry about its
durability. Made from a natural product, our bowls degrade
naturally in the landfill and returns natural materials back to
earth. This is an ideal solution to plastic throwaway bowls.
Among the benefit of using our biodegradable food bowls is
leakproof. It can be used for both hot and cold food.
Our biodegradable bowls come in 3 sizes – 250ml bio bowl,
350ml bio bowl and 500ml bio bowl. Depending on your needs, use
disposable bowls for parties, picnics and catering events.
Impress your guests right away. They would appreciate your
efforts in going green. Even better, their upcoming event could
feature eco friendly food containers.Moreover, we have
disposable bowls for food delivery services. Corn starch bowls
need no introduction among cafes and hotels. These food
containers give away a premium feel. Both the bowl and lid are
eco friendly as well. The small bowl is suitable for soups and
sides. Nevertheless, 500ml bowl takes up pasta, stir-fried
dishes, while the large container is the best in business. As
per the video, serving hot food is workable with eco food
containers. These natural bowls do not deform easily and are
comfortable to carry.