SugarWrap is made from Bio-PE (polyethylene) which has exactly the same properties as regular Petro-PE, but is made from biomass (plant material).
Is SugarWrap Plastic?
Is SugarWrap Compostable?
SugarWrap will not break down into microplastics. Is it not certified as a compostable product. Each product is made from a renewable and 100% recyclable material.
Is SugarWrap Bio-degradable?
No, SugarWrap is not bio-degradable. Bio-degradable plastics are not very strong and therefore don’t adequately perform their intended function. SugarWrap plastics are highly environmentally responsible, but also meet consumer expectations.No, SugarWrap is not bio-degradable. Bio-degradable plastics are not very strong and therefore don’t adequately perform their intended function. SugarWrap plastics are highly environmentally responsible, but also meet consumer expectations.
How does SugarWrap impact the environment?
SugarWrap Bio-PE is made from sustainable sugarcane, which is a renewable material that is CO2 positive. Being CO2 positive means that for every 200,000 tons of sugarcane Bio-PE produced, 920,000 tons of CO2 is avoided, which is equivalent to the emissions of 1 million motor vehicles.
Is SugarWrap Recyclable?
Yes, SugarWrap Bio-PE is a 100% Recyclable material.
Is SugarWrap as strong as other plastic bag?
Yes, in fact SugarWrap Bio-PE performs better than regular Petro-PE plastics. SugarWrap has the same structural strength as regular Petro-plastics, but it is also totally microwave and freezer safe. It is also 100% BPA Free and totally food safe.
How does SugarWrap product impact food supply?
SugarWrap sugarcane Bio-PE has no impact on food supply whatsoever, as the Bio-PE material is made from bagasse (sugarcane waste), which has no impact on the food chain.
Can SugarWrap be reused?
Yes, SugarWrap zip lock bags can be washed and reused many times.
What is SugarWrap packaging made from?
SugarWrap product packaging is made from 100% recycled cardboard and all printing is done with vegetable die to limit our impact on the environment.
How do you recycle SugarWrap when soft plastics cannot be put in curb side recycle bins?
Because Bio-PE is a plant-based material, it can be safely recycled in regular recycling plants along with all other recyclable plastics.