CPLA Lids for 8 Ounce Hot Cups (CUL-CS-8)
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100% Biodegradable, 100% Compostable.
Heat Resistant up to 212 Degrees F.
World Centric® compostable 8 oz white hot cup lids are made from NatureWorks Ingeo™, which is derived from plants grown in the USA. Even though they are as light and strong as plastic, they fully break down when composted. These disposable hot cup lids are great for warm beverages like coffee, tea, and hot cocoa. Our coffee cup lids are compostable, eco-friendly, and suitable for liquids up to 180°F. Composts in 2 to 4 months in a commercial composting facility.
Please note, composting is required for biodegradation. These compostable cups will biodegrade within 30 days in a commercial composting facility, and within 90 days in a home composting system.
Q: What is PLA?
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 PLAhas been known for more than a century, it has only been of commercial interest in recent years, in light of its biodegradability.