10 Oktober 2012

Vegware’s PLA wine glass design is a real corker

Edinburgh-based Vegware has developed a PLA wine glass, which the company says has a carbon footprint 77% lower than PET alternatives

“Making a compostable wine glass takes more creativity than simply making an ordinary wine glass out of bioplastic,” said Vegware’s sales director, Dominic Marjoram. “A classic wine glass stem is thick and that thickness of bioplastic would not break down quickly enough to be compostable.

“All Vegware is compostable – able to break down in less than 12 weeks in food waste recycling conditions – so it had to be a different yet functional design.”

… Full Text: http://www.prw.com/subscriber/headlines2.html?cat=1&id=1655

Tags: BCE Award for Environmental Leadership, Foodservice Footprint Award, Green Company of the Year 2012

Source: PRW, 2012-10-10.


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