Reusable & Biodegradable.
Microwave safe for up to 2 minutes.
Top shelf dishwasher friendly.
Dimensions: L25 x W15 x H8 cm
Capacity: 1.75 Litres
Weight: 760 grams
Sustainability of the Rice Husk Lunch Box
This Rice Husk container is a natural, plant based product. It’s manufactured by using the outer coating of Rice grains, known as Rice Hulls or Rice Husk, that are usually discarded during during the manufacturing process Rice based products.
While processing White Rice, each milled kilogram produces about 220-280 grams of Rice Husk as a byproduct. The Rice Husks are used in a few ways, mainly as a fuel but they can be turned into pallets or made into an ash and powder that can then be used to create products, such as camping dinnerware, which is quite a new way of using the material that often largely wasted.
Rice Husk Ash otherwise known as Rice Husk Powder is put through a non-toxic process where other binding ingredients are added, including Cellulose, Starch, Water and Nano-silica. A highly durable and dense material is created that’s ideal for making cups, plates, bowls and dinnerware items as it’s reusable, biodegradable within 2 – 3 years, can withstand temperature between -30°C to 120°C, Microwave safe and Dishwasher safe. Added to it’s eco friendliness, Rice Husk items are also free from both BPA and Melamine.