Sturdy commercially compostable cold beverage cups made from polylactic acid (PLA), a USDA Certified Biobased plastic made from corn starch. PLA is a sustainable and renewable alternative to petroleum-based plastics. Excellent for any cold beverage!
Meets ASTM D6400 standards. Pair with Emerald commercially compostable cold cup lids and straws!
What is PLA? PLA, or polylactic acid, is a natural plant-based bioplastic derived from renewable resources like cornstarch and sugar cane that is both biodegradable and compostable and is an eco-friendly alternative to petroleum-based plastics.
What is Compostable? A compostable product will breakdown over time into usable soil. Composting can be done at home or in a commercial composting facility.
What is USDA Biobased? As a USDA Biobased product, this identifies this product as made primarily of biological or agricultural materials. The label assures the consumer that the product contains a USDA-verified amount of renewable biological ingredients.
Emerald PLA cold cups are the sustainable alternative to traditional petroleum-based plastics. There are many ways you can help create an environmentally sustainable tomorrow. PLA cold cups are just one way you can become part of the solution.