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What is Sugarcane Bagasse Packaging? Is It Environmentally Friendly?

Sugarcane is a very versatile plant that can be used as a source of sugar and biofuel. Furthermore, companies are able to produce packaging materials from bagasse. The material has many advantages, including high temperature resistance, biodegradability and high durability. Therefore, sugarcane is an ideal material for packaging products. So, to make your business more environmentally friendly, it's time to use sugarcane bagasse packaging.


Ⅰ. What is sugarcane bagasse packaging?


The main raw material used to produce packaged products is not actually sugar cane, but bagasse. Bagasse is the dry pulpy residue left after the juice and sugar are extracted from the sugarcane plant, often used in biofuels, and is an essential ingredient in the production of sugarcane bagasse packaging. Bagasse-based eco-friendly materials can withstand temperatures from -40°C to 250 °C. More importantly, it has the necessary lyophobicity for food packaging materials (no oil or water), and the sugarcane bagasse packaging produced with it can be thrown away as organic waste after use, or can be recycled together with paper, and does not emit Any toxins or contain heavy metals. It can solve the white garbage problem caused by the use of polystyrene tableware for many years and is considered to be the most promising new achievement.


Ⅱ. What are the benefits of sugarcane bagasse packaging materials?


1. High heat resistance of sugarcane bagasse packaging: Bagasse can withstand high temperatures up to 230 degrees Celsius, making it oven-safe.


2. Sugarcane bagasse packaging that bagasse packaging manufacturers provide is biodegradable: completely degraded in soil within 180 days, and composted within 45-60 days in a composting facility.


3. Sugarcane bagasse packaging renewable resource: Manufacturers produce this material from the sugarcane plant, which is a renewable resource.


Ⅲ. How to use sugarcane bagasse packaging to protect the environment?


Sugarcane bagasse packaging is usually made from bagasse, a material made from sugar cane. This is a widely available renewable and sustainable resource. Biodegradable sheets made from bagasse will decompose over time and will not have the same negative environmental impact as non-biodegradable sheets and other sheets.


Sugarcane packaging manufacturers produce this material from sugar cane mills, making it fully biodegradable within a few months, so there is no pollution and waste. Sugarcane reproduces in cycles of less than one year. Trees used to make paper usually take 7 to 10 years to mature. Therefore, sugarcane bagasse packaging is very environmentally friendly because replacing wood pulp with sugar cane protects the rainforest and reduces pollution. In addition, the sugarcane bagasse packaging can be recycled. After being used up, it can be naturally degraded in the soil for six months, which is very friendly to the environment.