BÉSICS® Cutlery is made from a relatively new natural source resin: crystallized poly-lactic acid (CPLA). The PLA used in BÉSICS® Cutlery is currently produced from corn grown in the United States. The company that produces this polymer, and is constantly researching innovative formulations to improve the source material for their PLA resins.
BÉSICS® ® Cutlery has been tested to meet ASTM D6400 certification requirements for compostable products, and has been tested for heavy metals as part of certification requirements for the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI). This BPI Certification is pending.
- Sourced from sustainably managed tree-farms
- Ideal for warm and cool foods
- Not recommended for freezer use
- Compost: at home and commercial
See our Where to Compost section to find a facility near you!
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