What is PLA?
What is PLA? In our world, PLA is polylactic acid, which is a bioplastic. A bioplastic is plastic that is derived from renewable, natural resources such as corn or sugarcane. As we hear each day that companies are trading in plastic products for sustainable ones, using PLA makes sense as a laminate because it is 100% compostable, biodegradable and sustainable.
The Benefits of PLA
PLA (as a laminate on molded pulp) can withstand temperatures up to 420F, can be microwaved, and has the ability to hold hot or cold liquid without any leakage for a specific time period. This method of lamination opens up a whole new world for molded pulp and sustainable packaging. Molded Pulp Engineering specializes in designing custom packaging & products that are renewable and sustainable, while still being functional and easy to use. Whether it’s for cosmetics, electronics, glassware, tableware or any retail products, the aspects of this biodegradable packaging allows it to copy just about anything that plastics can do.