Product Detail

Overview

ECOBOX® Disposable Food Plates are single use polystyrene take away lunch boxes.

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Download the GreenTag Product Certificate: 

ECOBOX® Degradable  Polystyrene Foam Food Plates

Download the Product Health Declaration: 

ECOBOX® Degradable  PS Foam Food Plates PHD

Download the Environmental Product Declaration: 

ECOBOX® Degradable  PS Foam Food Plates EPD

The product has achieved LCARate Silver, certified under Global GreenTag Standard V4.0

PRODUCT DESCRIPTION

ECOBOX® Disposable Food Plates are single use polystyrene take away lunch boxes.

ECOBOX® uses a pro-degradant additive causing the product to start to break down once exposed to UVs.

Logomas has implemented an Extended Producer Responsibility campaign that promotes polystyrene recycling in Malaysia by offering to buy back post-consumer polystyrene foam at higher than current market price.

Product has been tested as degradable (ASTM 5208-01, ASTM D882-12 and ASTM G21-09), safe for food contact (American Food and Drug Administration (FDA) standard 21CFR177.1640; European Commission Regulation (EU) No 10/2011; Absence of Heavy Metals EPA 3050B/EPA6010C:2007), water and moisture resistance (ISO 5364:1986), grease resistance (ISO 5364:1986), compression Resistance (ASTM D4577:2005 (2010)).

The product exists in 2 variations: LP 9P (large), LP 7P (small).

Product Achievements

Health & Ecotoxicity

Considered Safe to use

Not ozone depleting

Climate Change safe refrigerant/blowing agent

Issues of Concern

LCA

Water

Water footprint available

GHG

Carbon footprint available

Corporate Social Responsibility

Complies with relevant social and environmental laws of the country of operation

All marketing environmental claims verified accurate

Certified Environmental Management System

Fit For Purpose Certified

Manufacturer take back policy (verified)

More Information:

The products have successfully passed the relevant GreenTag Standard’s Cautionary Assessment Process. One remaining issue of concern is unknown impacts of visibly accumulating plastic litter as well as degraded microplastics in oceans and river systems.

ECOBOX® Disposable Food Plate has been compared to an industry standard pressed aluminium disposable food plate product which serves as the business as usual for the take away food plate product category. The life cycle inventory data compiled for the BAU product was obtained from industry study.

sustainability criteria satisfied