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Vegware uses a variety of renewable plant-based materials to manufacture our product range.
In its finished form, Vegware packaging is compostable in commercial facilities, where accepted.

Vegware - Paper & cardPaper & card – Sustainably sourced paper and cardboard, using recycled content where we can. These include Vegware hot cups, soup containers, paper straws, Bon Appetit bowls, and various takeaway containers.

Vegware - Composting Regions

Inks – All the inks that they use are vegetable and water-based inks, allowing it to have a brilliant print finish.

Vegware - Composting Regions
Polylactic Acid (PLA) – Compostable bioplastic derived from plant sugars.
Glucose is extracted from milled corn; which is then fermented to produce lactic acid. In tern this is processed into a polymer and made into pellets.
Vegware - Composting Regions

Bagasse –Made from a by-product of the sugarcane industry

. Bagasse is a stylish eco alternative to polystyrene, which suitable for hot and cold food (made from reclaimed sugarcane).

Vegware - Composting Regions

Palm leaf – Made from naturally fallen Areca palm leaves

Fallen leaves are gathered and cleansed with high-pressure water jets. Once dried, they are shaped under heated moulds. There are no coatings, additives or chemicals, just the natural leaf is used to make our Palm leaf tableware, including plates, platters and bowls.

Vegware - Composting Regions
Nature Flex – A clear film made from wood pulp.
All the wood used, is sourced from sustainably managed forestry. Cellulose fibres in wood pulp go through a casting process and regenerate into a certified industrial and home compostable film called Nature Flex. Which is then used for our clear bags and some of our products’ clear windows. It is greaseproof and suitable for hot and cold food.
BioPBS – Compostable bioplastic is derived from natural materials.
  BioPBS can be made from sugarcane, cassava and corn. Which is It is used to line Vegware’s paper hot cup lids.
Mater-Bi – Plant-based material
made from ethically sourced vegetable oils, starch, sugar beet pulp or thistle. Using reclaimed plant oils and waste from the agriculture industry where possible.

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