Aspenware: Environmentally friendly, biodegradable wooden cutlery

[image-1]In essence, Aspenware™ is reducing their carbon footprint in more ways than one: They use fallen trees that would've otherwise been wasted, the product and packaging is backyard compostable, they're offering an alternative to plasticware that would've ended up in landfills, and their plant runs on hydro-electric power with manufacturing processes emit minimal, if any, carbon. The trees used and processing plant are all located in North America, thus greatly reducing carbon output from transportation of the trees.


And don't worry, you're not going to get splinters in your tongue from using these wooden utensils. Aspenware™ cutlery is laminated with a safe, edible, USFDA-approved, organic white glue. It's also sprayed with a tasteless, kosher confectioners glaze on the ends to eliminate any wooden taste and splinters. This coating also helps to speed up the breakdown process when composted.


[image-2]Besides being extremely environmentally friendly, Aspenware would be a unique addition to your tableware. Why not get some for your next picnic or 'Zero Waste' dinner party?


Right now Aspenware™ can only be found at certain stores in Canada, but you can also order from their website.

Picture the scene: You've set up a romantic picnic with your significant other, having packed a meal that consists of only locally grown organic food and drink, along with 100% organic cotton napkins (to reduce paper waste). But what about the silverware? Why not try using Aspenware's™ eco-friendly, biodegradable cutlery?

Aspenware™, Inc. manufactures fully compostable, disposable wooden cutlery that's not only lightweight and super strong. Their forks are strong enough to pierce a raw carrot and the knives can easily cut through a steak.

You're probably wondering: If they're wooden, isn't that a waste of trees? Aspenware™ uses logs from trees that were cut down during the harvesting of fir and spruce trees. Otherwise, the leftover logs would have been left to rot, burned in cull piles or cut up for firewood. Basically, they're not cutting down trees and they're reducing the amount of carbon in the air by keeping the wood from being burned.

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