True Green's products are manufactured using rapidly renewable
resources, that are basically waste, and creating products that are as efficient as products traditionally produced using trees.
She noted that the company supplies bio/plant-based and compostable food service packaging for brands such as Avani, Biopak, Vegware and Silvex (takeaway boxes, straws, and carry bags, among others), made from corn, sugarcane, cassava, bamboo -- all rapidly renewable
and has low impact on the environment.
Specify rapidly renewable
materials that can regenerate within 10 years or less (such as bamboo, cork, wool, and straw).
The wood is not only a sustainable natural material which is rapidly renewable
, but it also injects warmth and tone, creating a fabulously tropical vibe.
To obtain Platinum certification, PUMA received recognition for several initiatives, including high efficiency LED lighting, the use of rapidly renewable
materials in display systems, installation of an energy efficient HVAC system and utilizing locally manufactured materials, thus decreasing fuel costs.
Similarly, there are a raft of current assessment methods in existence that target recycled content, recyclability, rapidly renewable
materials or de-constructability.
A sustainable product, it can contribute to LEED Credits: MR 6 (Rapidly Renewable
Materials), EQ IEQc 4.1, 4.2, and 4.3 (Low Emitting), and MR 5.1 and 5.2 (Regional Materials) where appropriate.
The company's unique BioStride polymer contains rapidly renewable
U.S.-grown plant materials, 10 percent recycled content and 85 percent limestone.
"Companies are also turning to rapidly renewable
sources like acacia and eucalyptus trees, which can be harvested in less than 10 years."
Stonclad G2 is a four component, polyurethane system which incorporates 25% post industrial recycled glass and rapidly renewable
, bio-based material, designed specifically to withstand harsh environments.
"Restore Mushroom Packaging is made from rapidly renewable
raw materials that are all natural and completely home compostable," McInerney says.