Frequently asked questions about eco friendly bamboo products

What is the Emilie O’Connor’s dinnerware made from?
Emilie O ’ Connor Homestore products are made from bamboo fiber, corn powderize, and melamine resin to bind the lifelike substances, bamboo and corn .
The dinnerware is 75 % biodegradable .
The tableware is food safe, free from BPA, PVC and Pthalate plastics. Each product complies with food safety standards and regulations including FDA and LFGB and Reach.

Why is it made from Bamboo?
We ( us humans ) have created a huge waste problem particularly, so as a fresh design party for life style products we are committed to designing and producing ranges of life style products which have less impact on our satellite. Although this character of tableware is alone 75 % biodegradable we believe that its a step in the right direction .
Bamboo is a natural, renewable resource, that is biodegradable and helps the satellite. It is besides one of the fastest growing plants in the populace, and can be harvested in 3-5 years. It requires identical little water system to grow, doesn ’ t command fertilizers to thrive. Because it is naturally antibacterial & sterile, there is no need for pesticides. Harvesting can occur frequently with very little damage to its surrounds. After harvesting, virtually every contribution of the plant is used, leaving very little wastage. additionally bamboo produces 35 % more oxygen than any other plant .

Are bamboo dinnerware dishwasher safe?
Yes, they are dishwasher safe .
Can you use bamboo dinnerware in the microwave?
No, the bamboo dinnerware is made from natural fibres which wo n’t tolerate being cooked in the microwave or oven. however the bamboo cups are desirable for drinking hot or cold drinks in, and the bamboo plates or bowl for serving hot or cold food on .
Does bamboo dinnerware break?

It is potent, but porous and does crack under hard impact. I say its lastingness is between formative and ceramic or field glass. It does n’t tend to shatter under potent shock, making it great for families and small children, and it is capital for taking camping or on a picnic. But please treat it with regard, for example, do n’t use the cup as a cricket ball or sit down on plate as it could crack .
Where is it made?
Our factory is based in the bamboo region of China, Anhui. We ’ five hundred love to manufacture locally in Australia but we could n’t find any factories or bamboo : ( Bamboo is native to China and they have the amazing engineering to manufacture these products. however we are always on the look out for newfangled manufacturers to produce better environmentally sustainable products, so please let us know if you hear of any ?
What are the Emilie O Connor designs about? Why do you have a dugong on a plate?
We love the ocean and our first collection is inspired by sea life sentence, coral reefs and sea animals which are under threat. Dugongs are lovely docile ancient animals which are threatened by our modern way of life and we think they are underestimate, and deserve to be talked about and protected more. With our products each design aims to spark conversation and contribution .
We believe in contributing through invention and 5 % of all profits go to help restore the Sea we donate to Surfers against Sewage .
Can I use my bamboo dinnerware outdoors? Or only indoors.
Yes, you can use our versatile bamboo dinnerware outdoors and indoors- contract it with you on a camp stumble or day trip or use it in the kitchen to prepare snacks or to store leftover food.

Are bamboo plates and cups reusable?
Yes !

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