As if being made from renewable plant fiber (discarded wheat straw) wasn't awesome enough, these 9" plates are compostable and sturdy. Great for mounds of hot and cold food. Plus, they are soak proof, freezer safe, and have no wax or plastic lining.
World Centric® authentically demonstrates its commitment to the greater good: 25% of their profits! are donated to social & environmental causes. AND, their 100% carbon offsets support socio-economic development.
Made from wheat straw (not trees)
Requires less energy and produces less carbon emissions to make
Durable & soak proof
No wax or plastic lining
Compostable (backyard or commercial facility)
Microwave & freezer safe
World Centric® is an amazing company that authentically cares for the greater good: 25% of their profits! donated to social & environmental causes.
BORING (BUT USEFUL) STUFF These 9" plates come in packs of 20. Bulk orders available by request.
WHAT DO THEY REPLACE? Styrofoam plates! Can you believe stores still sell these? AND that we as consumers still buy them? There's not enough time here (watch for blog post) but it's bad stuff: benzene and styrene leach into your foods, it doesn't break down even though it's blown and strewn across the globe and it's highly toxic to make.
Plastic plates! For example, many are made from thermoplastic polystyrene, a moldable plastic (petroleum) that's cheap to produce but also one of the more difficult plastics to recycle, if folks recycle. Many community recycling programs don't accept this type of plastic. And it's plastic! We can do better, read F**k Plastic.
These plates take less energy to make and produce fewer carbon emissions than conventional disposable plates.
MATERIALS Annually renewable wheat straw, an agricultural waste. Conventional versions are made from tree-based paper or Styrofoam. These plates take less energy to make and produce fewer carbon emissions than conventional disposable plates.
PACKAGING 100% compostable wrap and label.
SOURCING Responsibly made in China. Note: World Centric donates 25% of its profits and supports 100% carbon offset.
CERTIFICATIONS B-Corp, USDA Biobased Product, Certified Compostable by Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI), USDA Certified Biobased Product, Green America Approved Business.
ABOUT THE COMPANY Mission: To be of service to people and the planet. Vision: We see a future where everyone’s basic needs are met with a beneficial impact on the environment. Brand Promise: We produce high quality, plant-based compostable products that look great, perform well and contribute to reducing waste and suffering.Core Values: Community: We are family. We act in service to each other and all life. Integrity: Practice what we preachWe are ethical and honest in all we do. Excellence: Strive to thrive. We strive to do our best now and continuously improve.
“When we are young, we think the whole world revolves around us - that is Ego Centric. As we grow, we connect with people who share our same religion or traditions - that is Ethno Centric. When we expand that connection to care about everyone on the planet - that is WORLD CENTRIC.”- Ken Wilber
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