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Disposable dinnerware

Compostable dinnerware

Sinless Buying provide compostable dinnerware manufactured from Bagasse - the fibrous pulp left over after processing sugar cane. The environmental and social benefits of this approach are:

  • reduced use of ‘virgin’ materials e.g. wood for paper
  • diverting ‘waste’ from landfill through reuse
  • the creation of a secondary market for ‘waste’ materials
  • and the resulting increase in income for sugar cane plantations

Moscardino Spork

The Moscardino spork designed by Giulio Iacchetti and Matteo Ragni and made from Mater-Bi™  can be composted at end of life “achieving 90 percent degradation in about 50 days under normal aerobic composting conditions” (Treehugger.com, 2005).

People often use plastic plates and cutlery for pack lunches and picnics, which are then discarded into rubbish bins and ultimately into landfill sites. Plastic is an extremely durable material and as such is not really suitable for items which are often destined to be thrown away after one use.  The Moscardino Spork and Compostable dinnerware have selected appropriate materials which suit the products limited lifespan.

(image top left) Disposable dinnerware
http://www.sinlessbuying.com
accessed September 2005

(image bottom left) Moscardino spork
http://www.treehugger.com/files/2005/07/moscardino_spor_1.php
accessed September 2005

For More Information

For further information on the Moscardino spork visit: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2005/07/moscardino_spor_1.php

For further information on the disposable, biodegradable dinnerware visit: http://www.sinlessbuying.com