What makes our product unique is that it is made from fallen leaves which are wastes. If these leaves and not used, it simply decomposes or being thrown in pit. We collect these fallen leaves and mould it to use it as dinnerware. Once used, it can be dumped in a pit which will decompose itself in 7-10 days. The best, elegant looking dinnerware which is ecofriendly as well.
Our products are 100% Natural, Bio degradable, Compostable, Oven safe, Water resistant and can hold liquids both hot & cold and refrigerator safe. Since no food or liquid reacts when used is the best attribute of the product.
Areca leaf products are safe in all Microbiological testing (like Plate count within acceptable limit for food contact, No Presence of E-Coli, and no presence of Fungus). The products do not contain any heavy metal and confirmed through laboratory test for each consignment. Additionally our products passes successfully the Compostable testings.
* ISO 9001: 2015
Health & Safety Testing
* Anaerobic Plate Count – APC35C
Test: Coli form and Yeast/Mold testing
Purpose: The products are sanitary for immediate use out of the package
* ASTM D-6400
Purpose: Testing for heavy metals is for both human and environmental concern. The tests will show that it is well below the acceptable level.
Test: Before shipping, the container is fumigated and tested for safety. To be exported, the test must be passed.
Purpose: Plant material is safe for contact when with food.
Biodedability & Compostability Testing
* ASTM D-6866
Test: Biological material testing
Purpose: The products are completely natural. There are no additives, plastics, waxes or glues in the products.
* ASTM D-6868 and ASTM D-6400
Test: Speed and ability to be composted.
Purpose: The standard for this test is 60% in 90 days. Areca leaf products will be composted 150 % above the standard in 2/3 the time.
Our products are good source of organic manure. Their approximate composition is N2 (0.94 per cent); P2O5 (0.096 per cent) and K20 (1.00 per cent). The compost mixed with our products acts as a fertilizer, enhancing plant growth. It becomes high quality compost.
The above testing will prove the Areca leaf product is completely biodegradable and Compostable in nature. However, these testings have to be done by the client.