Plastic production and use rates are high and increasing every year. At the same time, recycling rates for plastic are declining, mostly due to increased costs associated with sorting and processing different types of plastic. Finding alternatives to plastic will require a new approach. Alder-Tek is pioneering the use of new materials, production methods and delivery channels to drive a fundamental shift away from plastic and towards a sustainable alternative.
In the US, only 8% of disposed plastic is recycled
Only 0.4kg of water are used per 1kg of wooden utensils manufactured
25% of all waste sent to recycling facilities is rejected due to contamination