What material is used for disposable plastic knives and forks?
Disposable tableware is divided into the following three categories according to the source of raw materials, production process, degradation method, and recycling level:
1. Biodegradable products: such as paper products (including pulp molding type, cardboard coating type), edible powder molding type, plant fiber molding type, etc.;
2. Light/biodegradable materials: light/biodegradable plastic (non-foaming) type, such as photodegradable PP;
3. Materials that are easy to recycle: such as polypropylene (PP), high impact polystyrene (HIPS), biaxially oriented polystyrene (BOPS), natural inorganic mineral-filled polypropylene composite products, etc.
Disposable plastic knives and forks are generally made of polypropylene (PP), polyethylene (PE), and other materials.