Environmentally friendly tableware includes biodegradable, light/biodegradable materials, easily recyclable materials, etc. The first two categories are degradable products, so do these degradable tableware need not be recycled? The answer is no, because the decomposition conditions of degradable products have certain restrictions, and random disposal also affects the aesthetics of the environment.
According to the classification and name of environmentally friendly tableware, the degradation conditions of these products can be roughly understood. For example, biodegradable products such as paper, edible powder, and plant fiber should be placed in a dark environment suitable for the growth of microorganisms. For example, burying is one of the ways to dispose of these items. The light/biodegradable pp, etc. need to be in an environment such as full sunlight, otherwise these degradable tableware will still take a long time to be digested naturally, and most of the products marked as degradable are not 100% decomposed into harmless ingredients. The water repellent, plasticizer and other ingredients still affect the environment.
Recycling and processing degradable tableware is also a key step in environmental protection requirements. Products such as edible powder should be recycled after recycling. It may be a good choice to use it as animal feed, organic fertilizer, and fermented industrial alcohol. To avoid excessive food waste, in addition, choose products with guaranteed quality when using them. Do not use them if they have peculiar smell or exceed the shelf life.