• Biodegradable, Eco-Friendly & Compostable

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    100% Biodegradable and Compostable 

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    A family of biopolymers that can be processed with all conventional element molding methods. They replace certain applications of polyethylene, polypropylene, and polystyrene. They are ideal for companies that process elements that want to develop new business units oriented towards sustainability.

    BIOCUTLERY (Hybrid resin)

     

    Replaces up to 70% of the oil content with plant material. Biodegradable Significantly reduces carbon footprint Replaces polystyrene, polypropylene, and polyethylene applications. Excellent for injection products such as cutlery, rigid containers, etc.

     

    BIOCUTLERY (Compostable Resin)

     

    A proprietary blend that contains 100% avocado seed biopolymers together is other biodegradable elements. Biodegradable and compostable. Significantly reduces the carbon footprint. Replaces polystyrene, polypropylene, and polyethylene applications. Excellent for injection molding, thermoforming and blowing products, such as cutlery, rigid and flexible packaging, bags and bottles.

  • A & Q

    Frequently Asked Questions

    Where do you get the avocado pit?

    It is obtained from avocado processing companies, they make guacamole and/or oil of this fruit.

     

    How do straws and cutlery degrade?

    The mixture of microbial activity, temperature, humidity, and other environmental factors help biodegrade the organic material of the product to integrate it into the environment where it is located.

    What is the moment of its degradation? Can it degrade in the sea?

    Its degradation time is 240 days under optimal conditions for biodegradation, in final disposal sites, such as sanitary landfills or composting. The product will degrade in other media, but time may vary.

    What is the shelf life of the product?

    The shelf life is one year stored in a cool and dry place.

    What are the colors of the products you handle?

    The standard color of our products is beige and special orders are black.

    What temperatures do cutlery and straws withstand?

    Our products are suitable for hot and cold foods, at a maximum temperature of 80 ° C.

    Can cutlery be reused?

    The reuse of cutlery and straws is not recommended since being a product of organic origin/content can accelerate its degradation.

    Are the products compostable?

    We have two product lines, biodegradable and compostable. The biodegradable product rejoins nature once its useful life ends, like a fruit! It is recommended that the compostable product be discarded in a composter or sanitary landfill to be 100% degraded.

    Is the price competitive with plastic cutlery?

    Our products are manufactured with the unique technology of its kind, exclusive worldwide, designed so that it can compete directly with conventional plastic products and be below the price of other biodegradable products.

  • Laboratorios y Certificaciones.

    P-life

    Plastic technology that is a biodegradable additive.

    P-life is the only additive that until now has proven to be friendly to the environment and solves the problem of pollution by taking care of the ecosystem. The P-LIFE ™ SMC additive is approved by the United States FDA (Food and Drug Administration), which allows it to be in contact with food.

    American Society for Testing and Materials

    ASTM International, formerly known as the American Society for Testing and Materials, is an international standards organization that develops and publishes voluntary consensus technical standards for a wide range of materials, products, systems, and services. The world's first and only ASTM D6954 certified oxo-biodegradable plastic additive.

    SP Technical Research laboratory Institute of Sweden

    SPCR Appendix 4 141 Abiotic Degradable Polymeric Wastes and Subsequent Biological Degradation (Degradable A + B).SP Technical Research Laboratory of the Swedish Institute with the certification number SC064610, consisting of the following tests to ensure that it is totally ecological: Level 1: "Degradation" Accelerated process of degradation and breakage of the plastic. Level 2: "Biodegradation" Reintegration into the ecological cycle through microorganisms. Tier3: Ensure the absence of toxic residues and heavy metals.

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    Biodegradation is when an element can be degraded and digested naturally by microorganisms, and then recycled naturally into new organic and life molecules.

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    Disclaimer: As we work to ensure product information is correct, manufacturers can sometimes alter their ingredient lists. The actual product packaging and materials may contain more and different information than shown on our website. We recommend that you do not rely solely on the information presented and that you always read the labels, warnings, and instructions before using or consuming a product. Please see our full legal notice below. The information provided for this product is for educational purposes only.

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    Email Address: biodegradablestulum@gmail.com
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