How is Healthybox safer for health?
Healthybox is made from 100% natural sugarcane, which is non-toxic and safe for food contact.
According to AVA*, your typical food container is safe for food only if used properly. As Healthybox is heat resistant and can withstand up to 100°C in water and 120°C in oil, Healthybox is always safe for hot food, microwave-safe and freezer-safe to give you a peace of mind to enjoy your food anytime.
*The Straits Times. (2016, Aug 2). Plastic food containers and melamine food ware safe, if used properly.
How is Healthybox greener for environment?
Healthybox is made from bagasse (pronounced buh-GAS), which is the fibre of sugarcane left after the juice has been extracted. As bagasse, which is viewed as a waste product and is often burned, is repurposed to make Healthybox, it is the most sustainable disposable as no waste is produced!
Sugarcane regrows very quickly in 12 months, while trees for paper products take more than 30 years to grow.
As Healthybox is made from 100% natural sugarcane, it is 100% compostable and 100% biodegradable.
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Why are paper, plastic and foam food packaging harmful?
Moreover, paper products may not be as environmentally as you think. According to Channel News Asia article, paper cups are usually made with virgin paper - entirely from tree pulp - rather than from recycled material.
Plastic and foam products contain cancer-causing chemicals, which may go into your food and have long-term damage on your health.