Where are they banning foam — and why?

Did you know that the packaging industry represents one-third of all trash? Did you know that foam food trays are key contributors to that trash? For years, scientists have documented the harmful effects that foam has had on the environment. Not only is the production process abysmal for air quality, but the discarding of foam [...]

By |November 10th, 2020|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Where are they banning foam — and why?

Can Compostable Bioplastic Foam Melt?

DID YOU KNOW? Compostable bioplastic foam trays can start to melt/warp at low temperatures (e.g., 105°F for some), making them very difficult to use — especially in warm climates. They should be shipped in refrigerated trucks and cannot be stored on a detached truck. They generally cannot be stacked above 15 feet (because warm air [...]

By |November 7th, 2019|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Can Compostable Bioplastic Foam Melt?

Going Green – and Going Crazy?

Blog Going Green – and Going Crazy? Just what do polystyrene, PET, polypropylene, compostable, biodegradable and recyclable mean anyway? Are you considering an alternative to your foamed plastic food trays, but confused as to what the differences are among the various options?  If so, you’re not alone!  [...]

By |August 8th, 2018|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Going Green – and Going Crazy?