PLA Lid for 5 Compartment Bento Box
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100% Biodegradable, 100% Compostable!
World Centric compostable clear lids for 5-compartment bento boxes are made from NatureWorks Ingeo, which is derived from plants grown in the USA. These disposable bento box lids are great for hot or cold food items in takeout restaurants or cafes. Even though they are as light and strong as plastic, they fully break down when composted. Composts in 2 to 4 months in a commercial composting facility. Not microwave or oven safe.
Corn plastics are plastics made from PLA (polylactide). PLA is made from corn. Corn plastic products look and feel just like regular plastic, but they are 100% biodegradable and compostable. Corn is a renewable resource which makes corn plastics much more sustainable than regular plastic which is made from petroleum.
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, composting is required for biodegradation. These compostable bowls will biodegrade within 30 days in a commercial composting facility and within 90 days in a home composting system. Also, due to their rough exterior, bowls may stick together and require some fiddling to separate them.