Eco friendly has become the norm nowadays and not without a reason.

Going Ecofriendly With Tableware That Is Degradable
Going Ecofriendly With Tableware That Is Degradable

 

Global warming has alarmed every one of us this year, yes – the Antarctic has been damaged and a huge chunk of ice weighing some millions of kilos is slowly drifting towards the sea.

Scientists around the world are calculating on how much the sea level is going to raise and which islands are going to be seriously affected. If we do not open our eyes even now then we would never be leaving a safe earth for any future generations to come.

EcoFriendly Travel and Table Ware

We are so much concerned about the food we eat, we buy organic food, we grow organic vegetables and then we pack them in plastic ware. I have always made sure to use metal tiffin boxes to pack lunch for my kids and plates and other tableware at home.

However it becomes difficult when I have to pack for a travel, especially long travels and while I organise parties at home. I am compelled to use plastic or the thermocol table ware which though are disposable are very harmful to the environment.

The ecofriendly person in me finds it difficult to digest the food had in those plates and boxes.

Greenfare Ecofriendly Disposables

Going Ecofriendly With Tableware That Is Degradable
Going Ecofriendly With Tableware That Is Degradable

It is at this time that I came across Greenfare Ecofriendly Tableware and DIsposables. How would I exactly express my relief – really it is a relief. The wares seemed so good that left me ogling in awe.

That was the reason that I thought of trying the product so that I could share my experience wiht you all. And here dear readers is my review of Greenfare Disposables.

Made From Arecanut Leaves

While travelling from Ooty to Mettupalayam, one wouldnt miss those tall trees and their palm shaped leave (was that the reason for them to be called palm trees – smiles) so yes, you wouldnt miss them.

These arecanut trees shed their leaves naturally and these leaves are the ones collected to make Greenfare disposables.

Made from fully mature, water resistant and sturdy leaves makes the product a lot hardy and temper-proof.

I found the plates far better when compared to the thin plastic plates or the thermocol alternatives. The plates are nice and strong.

Natural And Biodegradable

These tablewares which includes Round Thali, Square Plates, Bowl, square shaped breakfast bowl, spoon and a packable food box too are 100% natural. They are not treated with any chemical ( I went through some other sources to find how the product is made, It is given shape by using heavy machines and that’s it)

They are naturally water resistant and hence you do not have to worry to keep them along side your water containers while travelling.

And the best part that has brought me close to this product and in fact wants me to speak to the manufacturers to add them to my shop is their biodegradability.

If you are using trustbin or other composter at home you can easily throw these greenfare table ware into them. You are going to get great compost within a few days.

If you are interested in buying trustbin home composter you can get them here

Safe To Store And Reheat In Microwave

Going Ecofriendly With Tableware That Is Degradable
Going Ecofriendly With Tableware That Is Degradable

Speaking to my friends in IPTA my first description of these Greenfare Tableware was about them being microwave safe. I know you are as surprised as me but even I did not believe till I placed some food to reheat in my microwave – and ta-da – they are really microwave safe.

These sturdy disposables can be placed safely in the freezer too ( believe me I tried that too 🙂 )

The Food Box And Spoon

This is one thing I would actually buy more of this product – the disposable food box. They are not as tightly packed as a plastic box, however if you can fasten a rubber band around it I am sure there is no chance of food spilling while carrying.

The spoon is a lot better than any plastic spoon. And of course you are eating food safely from this naturally made spoon.

Some Issues That You Might Face

  1. The tablewares are made from leaves – so I stains in some leaves are natural too. If you are a person who would feel repulsed with small stains you need to think again – not all that shines is gold and the stain in the leaf is due to environmental factors and not any disease.
  2. Some plates may have a light crack – again as I said the process of making these plates involve pressing heavy weight on the leaves. Cracks are normal.

My Take

The price of the product is on par with plastic, however the health implications are a million times better for you and your family. I would strongly recommend Greenfare Ecofriendly Disposables.

This Review is part of IPTA Bloggers Activity

 

 

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45 comments on “Going Ecofriendly with Tableware That Is Degradable”

  1. As a mom, I feel if we do our part to the environment we surely will reap benefits both with encouraging our children to do so and also having conciously tried to do somethng good for the earth we have come to live in.

  2. Thats okay Jayashree, to making charges and marketting charges are also involved na. also just compare it with the amount we spend on a plate of chaat- it just is cheaper than that

  3. Hey I saw these products somewhere and I simply loved it. Even flintobox sends these stuff and I simply love the colour palette plate

    Allthatsmom

  4. Thanks for reviewing us..we are glad to know that readers too find it useful in today’s context. We are also striving hard to reach as many possible audience to inform and educate about eco-friendly alternatives. So your blog is definitely going to help us! Thanks again!!

  5. Eco friendly tableware is the best option keeping in mind our earth and pollution. I normally find them for small parties. Wondering whether it can be scaled to accommodate big weddings.

  6. A bit pricey, but it is a good habit using ego friendly products at least for your environment and nature. thank you for sharing this post.

  7. These ecofriendly plates are looking great… Few days before I had seen these in a temple bhandara and I was like, where I c add n find these… Thank you so much for sharing the information..

  8. In our culture every now and then we have to use such table ware. Like in some Puja etc I liked reading your review. Will surely try them soon.

  9. I had recently used these bowls for my daughter’s birthday and people were really elated to see something so unconventional and different for the occasion. I really like the entire range they have got.

  10. We do endless things to stay healthy which incldues expensive procedures. Going for eco friendly tableware is the easiest route to health I feel..

  11. I would love to try to them for sure. What I really liked is that these are mede in our own country, so if we promote these, it will also encourage employment opportunities. I am definitely in for these.

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