Area of application – Water based barrier coating systems for the conversion of fluted fruit , soap, and meat cartons to replace Styrofoam trays.
Styrofoam trays disposed in landfill, require several thousand years to degrade in landfill waste and typically find their way into waterways and ultimately accumulate on the ocean bed.
+-30year Old Sku
Petroleum, fossil fuel-based source
Petroleum waxes exhibit limited food safety
Soft Feel to inhibit bruising of fruit, e.g., mushrooms
Lightweight, but forever
Non-degradable in landfill
Thermal degradation into hazardous substances
Health hazard concern through toxin release
Indestructible, half-life >500years
Commercialised, patented, innovation
Water based barrier coated
Soft Feel to inhibit bruising of fruit eg, grapes, mush..
2.5 to 5gsm application onto fluted board
Degradable in landfill
Repulpable per Sappi, Sanas
Thermally stable between 200 – 250C
Fit for purpose, Destructible in waste