Yumi Return 7 Inch Blue Compostable Plates, 100% Natural Starch, 10 Pieces

  • Yumi Return 7 Inch Blue Compostable Plates, 100% Natural Starch, 10 Pieces
  • Yumi Return 7 Inch Blue Compostable Plates, 100% Natural Starch, 10 Pieces
MPN: Yumi Return 1020 | UPC: 815175010200

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  • Renewable - made from natural, non-GMO plant starch.
  • Compostable - turns into bio material within 6 months with industrial composting.
  • Biodegradable - completely biodegradable, the throwaway that goes away.
  • Sustainable - made from annual crops, does not deplete natural resources.
  • Microwave Safe
  • "The throw away that goes away"
  • Return products are made using a patented process from starch and other materials made from plants.
  • They take far less energy to produce and can return to soil in 180 days when composted in a professionally managed facility.
  • Dimensions: 7 in x 7 in x 1 in
  • Discover a revolutionary new line of disposable tableware for retail food service made for a new generation - and every one after.

Yumi Return Blue Compostable Plates are comprised out of a 100% natural starch and represent the ideal replacement for plastics detrimental to the environment. Return Compostable Plates include four essential properties that distinguish them as a premier ally in preserving the earth. The integration of natural, non-GMO plant starch allows this selection of Compostable Plates to be Renewable. Sustainability has also been implemented with the incorporation of annual crops that do not deplete natural resources. The addition of Compostable properties allows Yumi Return Compostable Tableware to turn into bio material within six months of industrial composting. This series of Compostable Plates is also completely Biodegradable. By implementing biodegradable properties, Yumi Return Compostable Dinnerware can swiftly break down and return to the earth.

Flexibility and durability have also been addressed with the inclusion of heat-safe properties. Yumi Return Compostable Plates are microwave safe and include sauce/grease resistance and crack/cut resistance. Yumi EcoSolutions has prioritized the safety and wellbeing of our earth by focusing on a definitive 'green' alternative to the many harmful plastics being utilized. Yumi EcoSolutions is steadfast in its commitment in the preservation of this earth. Each package of Yumi Return Compostable Plates and Compostable Cups saves the equivalent of one gallon of gasoline in the amount of energy used to make paper or plastic.

Return products by Yumi EcoSolutions is smart | responsible | beautiful. Discover a revolutionary new line of disposable tableware for retail food service made for a new generation - and every one after.

What benefits does using Return products offer you?
  • Knowing you are acting responsibly to protect our environment, there is no Planet B.
  • Sustainable Site Credit for LEED Certification.

Rigorous testing by the world's largest brands for consumer and commercial applications has shown Return
  • Outperforms competition on heavy, messy meals in in-home consumer tests.
  • Handles hot foods, beverages, sauces and oils, and cutlery without melting, leaking, bleeding, cuts or tears.

Yumi Return All Natural - Biodegradable Starch TableWare Products
Q: What makes Return products different from the products we now buy?
A: Plates, cups and utensils that we now buy are made from paper, plastic coated paper or different kinds of plastic. All of them take significantly more energy to make and some can be round for 1,000 years after you are through using them. Return products are made using a patented process from starch and other materials made from plants. They take far less energy to produce and can return to soil in 180 days when composted in a professionally managed facility. Return products are "the throwaway that goes away"

Q: Is it safe to microwave foods on Return products?
A: Testing by an independent laboratory has demonstrated Yumi Return products do not release any harmful chemicals when used to cook or reheat food in a microwave oven.

Q: There have been products in the market before made from plant starch that cannot be exposed to heat, without quickly deforming. Will the same happen with Return products?
A: No. All Return products can be used for either hot or cold foods and beverages, soup or stew without worry. The temperature range that these products can sustain is from -40 to +300 degrees.

Q: Is the material in Return products safe?
A: Yes. The ingredients are made from natural plants. It has passed all US FDA tests for food safety.

Q: Do Return products contain genetically modified ingredients?
A: No. Return products are certified to be GMO free.

Q: Is Return material bleach free?
A: Yes, Return products are bleach free which explains the slightly off white color which is the natural color of the plant starch. No bleaches or solvents are used in the manufacturing process to make the products white.

Q: Are Return products certified for biodegradability?
A: Return plates, cups, bowls and other products have passed both the American standard (ASTM D6400) and European standard (EN13432) of biodegradability.

Q: Can I throw Return products on the side of the road?
A: No. It is not a good idea, nor is it legal in many states, to simply throw them on the side of the road. Ideally, these products are best disposed of by composting. If that is not possible, throwing them in the trash they will break down eventually over a longer period of time.

Q: Return products are compostable, but what happens if it ends up in a landfill? Have we really accomplished anything?
A: Yes, the benefits of using Return renewable, biodegradable materials are real even if you cannot compost them. These benefits, compared to either paper or plastic, include reduced greenhouse gas and reduced consumption of energy in their manufacture.

Q: What kind of impact can I have as a single customer?
A: Individual consumers in the United States alone use about 40 billion paper and 35 billion plastic and foam cold cups every year. 16 billion paper hot cups and 25 billion paper foam hot cups are also used in the US every year. Each package of our plates or cups saves the equivalent of one gallon of gasoline in the amount of energy used to make paper or plastic.

Q: What are the other ingredients in Return and are they biodegradable?
A: The other ingredients are all completely biodegradable polymers; all approved by the FDA for food safety.

Q: What materials are Return products made of?
A: Return products are made from natural (Non GMO) plant starch, natural polyesters, food safe colors and other biodegradable ingredients.

Q: What is the shelf life of Return products?
A: Yumi Return products once exposed to sunlight and air will begin to become brittle after two years. We suggest that unused product be kept in its original packing and stored in a cool dark place.

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