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The difference between biodegradable paper cup and general paper cup

Author : Mark Scarbrough
Update time : 2021-09-08 17:36:01
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  Environmental protection has become the theme of the new era, and biodegradable paper cup has become the choice of more people. As we all know, paper cups, as a widely used disposable commodity, play an indispensable role in family, business and travel. Now biodegradable paper cup advertising has become a highly accurate and effective form of advertising. The degradable paper cup advertisement is to use the articles with practical functions as the advertising carrier for advertising release and delivery.
  biodegradable paper cup
  About biodegradable paper cup
  The term "biodegradable" represents a process, but not necessarily under conditions or in a time frame, and the rate of decomposition can vary widely. Technically, all compounds can be biodegradable under the right conditions and will break down over a certain period of time, but that could be hundreds or thousands of years. For example, wood is biodegradable, but wooden structures don't break down and can be passed down from generation to generation. Trees are biodegradable but can live for hundreds of years.
  In life, we often come into contact with various types of paper cups, among which there are many advertising cups with more patterns. As a new publicity mode of the enterprise, the degradable paper cup has been applied in various enterprises. By printing various designs on paper cups, disposable advertising paper cups can not only bring good mood to drinkers, but also play a good role in promoting enterprises.
  
  Biodegradable paper cup material
  At present, the disposable paper cups sold on the market are mainly divided into three types: one is made of white paper, which is mainly used for storing dry things and cannot contain water or oil; Waxy paper cups are more waterproof and thicker because they have been soaked in wax, but the wax melts as soon as the water in the cup rises above 40 ° C and contains cancer-causing polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs). The third kind is commonly used paper plastic cup, the outside is a layer of paper, there is a layer of film paper inside. The quality of the paper determines whether harmful substances will be produced during the use of the paper cup.
  PE is the most common material used for film paper, but when it comes to real environmental protection, film paper should be as degradable as paper cups, not causing pressure to the environment. Thus, PLA film paper made of new environmental protection material PLA emerged at the historic moment. Traditional paper based on the material of composite material is paper, such as LDPE, PET plastic film composite, such as PE, PET plastic is the characteristics of natural degradation, make this kind of packing material can meet the requirements of environmental protection, complete sense and with full PLA biodegradable materials and paper laminating technology development, completely solve the worldwide problem. PLA film paper itself is a completely compostable, environmentally friendly and healthy product. PLA film paper is made of 99.99% corn plastic PLA material without any additives.
  In addition, polylactic acid (PLA) has good thermal stability, processing temperature of 170 ~ 230°C, and good solvent resistance. It can be processed in a variety of ways. In addition to biodegradation, polylactic acid products have good biocompatibility, gloss, transparency, hand feel and heat resistance, as well as certain bacteria resistance, flame retardant and uv resistance.
  
  To sum up, biodegradable paper cup can be decomposed by more than 90% microorganisms in a short period of time, and enter the nature in the form of carbon dioxide and water. In the non-composting condition, the untreated biodegradable products in the waste treatment plant will be gradually degraded within 2 years. It's great for the planet and totally environmentally friendly. Hyde company to protect the ecological environment, protect human health for the purpose of providing a variety of biodegradable products.

 
Mark Scarbrough
Food Packaging R&d Manager
Participated in paper product requirements and design reviews for many years, and has rich experience in product performance research
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