Flat PLA Lid for 9Q-24 Ounce Clear Cold Cups
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100% Biodegradable, 100% Compostable!
- Are best used for beverages below 110F
- Need to be stored below 110F and away from heat, hot surfaces and direct sunlight
A: Polylactic acid or polylactide (PLA) is a biodegradable, thermoplastic, aliphatic polyester derived from renewable resources, such as corn starch (in the U.S.) or sugarcanes (rest of world). Although PLA has been known for more than a century, it has only been of commercial interest in recent years, in light of its biodegradability. Corn plastics are plastics made from PLA. Corn plastic products look and feel just like regular plastic, but they are 100% biodegradable and 100% compostable. Corn is a renewable resource which makes corn plastics much more sustainable than regular plastic which is made from petroleum.
These products are BPI (Biodegradables Product Institute) Certified.