‘Areca leaf plates can replace non-biodegradable disposables’ – India

Posted on September 22, 2015 by DrRossH in Plastic Waste News

‘Areca leaf plates can replace non-biodegradable disposables’ – Rising Kashmir.

Presently, almost all the food vendors, restaurants and hotels are serving food to customers in thermacol, Styrofoam or plastic disposable plates. Later, the disposables are seen scattered on roads causing pollution in the Srinagar city.
These disposables are also used during marriage ceremonies to serve chutneys and other fast food items to guests.  
Sathya Prabhu runs a unit producing biodegradable plates of areca leaf to provide local vendors replacement to save the environment.
“My only aim is that this paradise on earth should become free from environmental pollutants and people should use more nature-friendly items,” shared Sathya.
The use and throw “Areca Leaf Plates” made out of Areca Leaf are 100 percent biodegradable and compostable. 
Congratuations to Sathya.