If you are constantly eating outside, then polystyrene food packaging is surely something very common to you. It is estimated that for every 10 seconds, there is approximately 300,000 kg of polystyrene food boxes are being disposed into the environment, causing serious threat to the eco-system.
In response to such issue, a group of students started Foodabox to reduce the usage of polystyrene boxes via a sustainable advertising model. The infographic below shows the ripple effect and 7 benefits of using Foodabox. Discover how Foodabox helps improve your business, saves the environment, provide cost-saving alternatives to restaurants, and tons of other benefits.
Unlike polystyrene food boxes, Foodabox is easily decomposed and does not pollute the environment. This is because, it is made from safe food grade paper which does not take long to decompose. Apart from that, the procedure in manufacturing Foodabox also makes it an eco-friendly alternative to polystyrene food boxes. During the production of polystyrene food boxes, high amount of hydrofluorocarbons (HFC) are used, causing the depletion of ozone layer and global warming.
2. Convenient Packaging
Foodabox possesses every features of a polystyrene food box such as lightweight and the ability to retain heat, but even better! The material used in producing Foodabox is not only eco-friendly, it is also sturdy and durable, preventing leaking from the inside. Besides, its solid structure also allows it to be microwavable. Now you can put your roti kosong banjir into the microwave with no worries!
3. Safe Material
Foodabox is made from pure food grade paper, which is absolutely safe for consumptions whether in cold or hot servings. On the other hand, polystyrene food box is suspected to be unsafe when containing hot food due to its chemical leaching properties. This contamination may post a serious risk to the health of the consumers.
4. Flexo Printing Technology
The colours printed on Foodabox is completely safe and does not contaminate the food. It uses the flexo printing technology that is both odourless and harmless to human consumption.
5. Self-Lock Feature
Foodabox contains the self-lock feature, which allows the food to be secured inside the box safely. This allows you to carry the box freely without worrying the food being spilled out.
6. Affordable Advertising Service
Foodabox allows advertisers to create a strong brand impression at a very affordable price. Through the food box advertising concept pioneered by Foodabox, the target audiences are able to learn more about the advertisers’ brand in their 30 minutes meal. This allows consumers to make better purchasing decision by relating to a familiar brand.
7. A Cheaper Alternative
The secret behind this low-cost biodegradable box is its advertising model. Foodabox allows businesses to advertise on the box to reduce the cost, making them highly affordable to food operators. This serves as an incentive for the food operators to replace the harmful polystyrene boxes with Foodabox.