'PLASTIC' made from CASSAVA!
All the benefits of plastic but none of the environmental costs
ABOUT CASSAVA PLASTIC
NOT PETROLEUM BASED
Cassava plastic is unique, because it is only made from cassava and vegetable oil. Petroleum does not make any part of it composition.
EMPLOYMENT AND INCOME
We chose cassava because it is an abundant crop grown throughout Africa. As a crop familiar to farmers, they have knowledge on its cultivation. The cassava crop also provides a regular source of income for rural communities.
GREEN LIKE NO OTHER
Cassava plastic biodegrades naturally in Nature within months without leaving micro-particles
Cassava plastic can be recycled anywhere.
Home compost or industrial compost
Safe even if accidentally consumed by animals or humans
Cassava plastic returns to the earth without causing any harm to the soil or to our precious wildlife
UNIQUE PROPERTIES OF CASSAVA PLASTIC
BURNS LIKE PAPER
Cassava 'Plastic' burns like paper and dissolves in water above 80C
This makes it incredibly easy to dispose of.
Burn or Boil!
DISSOLVES IN HOT WATER
HOW CASSAVA PLASTIC COMPARES
500 YEARS TO DECOMPOSE
Ordinary plastic is very difficult to decompose and can take as long as 500 years, regardless of conditions.
6 MONTHS TO DECOMPOSE
Cassava 'plastic' biodegrades
in as little as six months, regardless of conditions. Home or Industrial Composting.