TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Disposable plastic waste has become one of the most serious forms of global pollution. More and more consumers concern about whether they have become complicit in destroying the environment when they make their purchases. Therefore, the use of natural, non-toxic chemicals, biodegradable materials, and recycled materials has become a big trend in daily household products.
Many Taiwanese companies have rapidly developed products to exceed the current global environmental standards. Taiwan Excellence Awards has held the "Green Life Online Press Conference" on December 8th, invited four awarded brands: Taiwan Lung Meng Advanced Composite Materials, Ju-Tian Cleantech Co., Ltd., Jiun Yo Co., Ltd., and Kai Suh Suh Enterprise Co., Ltd., to present their eco-friendly products and as well as their concepts and plans for future developments.
Eco-Friendly Stone Paper Changes Our Life
Lung Meng's stone paper composite materials has similar functions to wood pulp paper, using stone powder and a small amount of resin and has already obtained invention patents in more than 40 countries around the world. The stone paper manufacturing process does not require cutting down trees or bleaching. It uses only trace amounts of water and does not involve strong acids and bases or the emission of exhaust gas. It is also waterproof, anti-freeze, tear-resistant, soft, and difficult to break or be damaged by insects.
Environmentally Friendly Disposable Food Packaging
Jiun Yo's "100% biodegradable paper containers" have received biodegradable certifications from the US BPI and the EU's DIN CERTCO. Starting from the supervision of materials, the reduction of carbon emissions in the product manufacturing process to the development of 100% eco-friendly PLA biodegradable paper coating technology, no other petroleum bases and polymers are added. The paper containers retains the original color of food-grade paper, without any chemical pollution and avoids artificial bleaching, combined with the use of eco-friendly water-based printing inks and Flexo ink printing technology.
Turn Agricultural Waste into Bio-Based Products Plant Fiber Straw
In 2017, Ju-Tian launched the first "bagasse straw" made from renewable materials as the starting point of reusing agricultural waste and continued to develop a number of renewable plant waste fibers. Coffee grounds, bamboo powder, tea dregs, rice hulls, and even grape pomace from making wine are repurposed into straws. Experiments have confirmed that in specific environments, "sugar cane straws" can decompose by more than 90% within half a year and have obtained Taiwan's Green Mark.
Makes Our Life Easier
KSS is one of the world's leading manufacturer of cable ties and wiring accessories. Its products are sold in 126 countries and it has more than 40,000 clients globally. With the research and development goal of "environmental protection, plastic reduction, and functional upgrading," KSS's breaks through product, "Hook Tie" combines cable tie and 360 degree rotatable hook, can be reused and creating more flexible applications. It uses UL qualified materials and meets FDA food standards.