• Individually Wrapped
• Made from renewable resources
• Stronger than PLA utensils
• Compostable material
BPI Approved Certificate # 10528492-11
This product is certified by the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) as biodegradable and/or compostable in a commercial composting facility.
CPLA is crystallized PLA, which combines PLA material with chalk to create a stronger bond that can withstand higher temperatures. CPLA cutlery is ideal for use with hot foods such as soups and meats.
The Karat Earth Heavy Weight CPLA Knife is stronger than PLA utensils and made from a compostable material. Your customers can enjoy a sizzling hot steak then simply toss the knife into a compost bin when finished. CPLA Knives allow you to provide quality utensils while reducing your impact on the environment. Make the switch to eco-friendly utensils today!
What is CPLA?
CPLA is crystallized polylactic acid. This is created by adding chalk to PLA in the production process. Polylactic Acid (PLA) is a plant-based material derived from sugars such as corn starch or sugar cane.
How should I dispose of CPLA utensils?
The best way to dispose of CPLA utensils is to drop it off at a commercial composting site. You can collect compostable material in a compost bin and take it to a commercial site periodically.
You may also toss CPLA cutlery in the trash. It may take longer to decompose, but it is much better for the environment compared to traditional plastic utensils.
Can I recycle CPLA utensils?
No, never toss CPLA into a recycle bin. These are meant to be composted and may have negative affects on the other recyclable items.