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How Greenprint Agave Straws and Products Are Made

Our mission at Greenprint is to fundamentally combat the global plastic crisis by providing viable and realistic single-use disposable product solutions. Easier said than done! Given changing regulations, the lack of consumer awareness, and the mediocre infrastructure required to handle waste, it has become increasingly complex to offer sustainable packaging solutions properly. 

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Is PLA Actually Recyclable?

As an alternative to petroleum-based plastic, PLA is generally considered sustainable and renewable; therefore, it offers many “better than” advantages over traditionally made plastics—as long as it’s disposed of properly, either through a recycling program or in a commercial composting facility.

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A Compostable Mindset: Understanding the Fundamentals

Regarding single-use plastics, you may have heard of the different types of plastic alternatives out there. From compostable to biodegradable to marine degradable, it can get a bit confusing. And I’m not going to lie; sometimes it is.

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What is Aircarbon?

Finding viable alternatives to petroleum-based plastics is essential to fighting climate impact. In the last few years, we’ve seen significant advancements in materials engineering, but one of the most exciting to date is AirCarbon.

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What Are Renewable Resources?

When we talk about renewable resources, we’re really talking about sustainability. Renewable resources can be described as anything that renews itself faster than it can be depleted.
Whether referring to raw materials or energy, a renewable source is always better. Creating from a renewable source means we will never run out, harm, or deplete critical habitats that support life on Earth.

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Top Five Eco Disposables Manufacturers

Green, renewable, sustainable, ethical practices are fast becoming a standard in most consumer and B2B business models—and that’s a good thing. We only have one planet (at the moment), and it’s up to us to do whatever it takes to keep it healthy; for us, our children, and the other humans, plants, and animals that call it home.

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Biobased Products and Policies in the US and EU

Biobased products are becoming preferred as the world turns away from all things petroleum-based. As consumers and businesses look for more sustainable alternatives to items usually made from plastic, USDA-identified biobased products exist in 139 categories of goods—except for food, fuel, and feed.

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Are Agave Straws Gluten Free?

Gluten allergies, sensitivities, and celiac disease are prevalent today. As a result, many people tend to avoid foods with gluten to support their healthy lifestyle. While gluten does not adversely affect everybody, many find it to slow their metabolism or cause intestinal disruption, and eliminating it from their diet helps them feel better.

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Tips for Organizing a Community Cleanup

Organizing a neighborhood cleanup is an excellent way to improve your local environs. From picking up trash to planting or maintaining community gardens, beautifying public spaces, and shoreline cleanups, so much can be done. Whatever you choose to take on will surely be well worth the effort.

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Five Best Compostable Disposable Cups

Living sustainably means making conscious choices about the products we use in our daily lives and businesses. In the food service industry, disposable takeout cups and lids are a staple, but it’s vital to choose a disposable cup that minimizes environmental impact.

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