Archive for the ‘School’ Category

San Fran Ban

Posted on: Thursday, July 7th, 2016 in: Compostable, News, School | Comments Off on San Fran Ban

By: Natasha Naik   The Golden city has officially banned all foam products, and environmentalists across the nation are rejoicing.  In an effort to meet the city’s “No Waste by 2020” goal, the city has made it illegal to sell anything made from the harmful compound polystyrene, from packing peanuts to plates. Though this was […]

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Not Your Regular Cups, These Are PET-astic!

Posted on: Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 in: News, School | Comments Off on Not Your Regular Cups, These Are PET-astic!

Bioplanet PET cups are the greenest disposable cups in the market. Our plastic drinking cups are made from environmentally preferable PET material which is the most recycled plastic in the world! PET cups are crystal clear, durable, the plastic resin is readily available, and they are 100% recyclable. Our cups can be used for cold drinks, […]

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Younger Generations Are More Conscious

Posted on: Wednesday, June 8th, 2016 in: News, School | Comments Off on Younger Generations Are More Conscious

By: Natasha Naik   It seems each generation is more environment conscious than the last. Two middle school students in Lawrence, Kansas are inspiring big changes in their school district, and it all started in their own cafeteria. South Middle School serves its meals on flat reusable trays which are accompanied by plastic containers holding each type […]

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Eliminate Foam in Schools

Posted on: Friday, February 26th, 2016 in: Compostable, News, School | Comments Off on Eliminate Foam in Schools

Did you know 30 million students in over 5,000 school districts in the US will have the chance for a healthy meal thanks to the Urban School Alliance and Alliance for a Healthier Generation? No? Visit their sites to find out more on their mission to improve school meals and replace styrofoam trays for compostable ones.

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The Battle of Compostable Trays (Recycled Paper vs Sugar Pulp)

Posted on: Monday, February 15th, 2016 in: Compostable, School | Comments Off on The Battle of Compostable Trays (Recycled Paper vs Sugar Pulp)

In 2015, some of the largest school districts in the USA switched from styrofoam lunch trays to compostable plates made from recycled newsprint paper. When these school districts chose recycled paper trays over other forms of compostable material, we asked ourselves, “how do recycled paper trays compare against sugar pulp trays?” To answer the question […]

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What is Composting?

Posted on: Monday, November 30th, 2015 in: Compostable, News, School | Comments Off on What is Composting?

Do you know what composting is? Composting is defined as the decomposition of something alive back into it’s original organic atoms, molecules. Bioplanet Corp. went to a composting facility to get a first hand look at how composting works.        

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