Polylactic Acid (PLA) is derived from agriculture renewable resources like corn starch or sugarcane. The production in PLA consists of low greenhouse emission. It significantly reduce the carbon footprint by 75% and contribute less harm to the environment and human beings. PLA food packaging products have similar characteristic to oil-based plastic products supporting mostly warm to cold foods. Therefore, PLA polymers are being strengthen into CPLA in order to withstand higher heat temperature. Polylactic Acid (PLA) and Crystalized Polylactic Acid (CPLA) are certified as commercially compostable and biodegradable that only produce water vapor and oxygen during compost.
FSC is a non-profit organization, works to promote the environmentally appropriate, socially beneficial, and economically viable management of the world’s forest. They ensures every trees are being cut at the right time and reduce the waste from forest. FSC certification helps forests remain thriving environments for generations to come. FSC certification of forests and products means that they strictly comply with rigorous standards, and that forests, communities, and workers are looked after. It is one of the evidences to prove the materials are from reliable resources and no illegal activities practices.