Flat PLA Lid for 12-22 Ounce Bamboo Paper NoTree Cold Cups
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For Clear Cups (CP-CS), you need CPL-CS-12
For NO TREE Paper Cold Cups (CU-SU), you need CUL-CS-12F
100% Biodegradable, 100% Compostable!
World Centric compostable clear cold cup lids fit 12-22 oz paper cold cups. These lids are made from NatureWorks Ingeo, which is derived from plants grown in the U.S. These cold cup lids are a great alternative to plastic lids as they are made from plants, not petroleum and are certified compostable to break down in 2-4 months in a commercial composting facility.
World Centric biodegradable and compostable cold cups are made from NatureWorks polylactic acid (PLA), which is derived from plants grown in the USA. Our cups meet the most stringent scientific requirements for biodegradability and compostability, and are ASTM D6400-99 certified for "compostable plastics". Even though they are as light and strong as plastic, they fully biodegrade when composted. Instead of using petroleum based plastics which create toxicity and environmental pollution, you can now use our compostable alternatives.
- Are best used for beverages below 110F
- Need to be stored below 110F and away from heat, hot surfaces and direct sunlight
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 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.
Please note that composting is required for biodegradation. These cups will biodegrade within 180 days in a commercial composting facility but can take up to a year or more to biodegrade in a home composting system.