Frequently asked questions
What is the material of our Eco Mug / Eco Can Plus 330ml?
Our mugs are made from corn or plant starch extract called PLA (Poly-Lactic Acid).
It looks like plastic but actually has NO fossil-base plastic.
It is biodegradable & compostable under *certain composting environment or facilities.
It is also BPA-free with NO-toxic chemicals,
microwave & dishwasher (top rack) safe, heat resistant up to 120 degree celcius.
SAFE for our bodies, and ECO to the earth!
How eco is PLA?
PLA (Poly-Lactic Acid) uses 47% LESS non-renewable energy, and generates 59% LESS Greenhouse Gas emissions than the average plastic manufacturing.
It contains 0% fossil-base plastic, made of 100% natural material.
PLA is probably the best material to replace conventional plastic.
Is it leak-proof?
ECO Can Plus 330ml
Cold / room temperature drinks - Leak-proof
Warm or hot drink - Spill-proof as pressure from steam is too much.
Open tab or lid to release the pressure. Keep it upright when you are on the go.
Is it BPA-free & food-safe?
PLA is absolutely safe for kids as well as for adults!
All PLA mugs are BPA-free with NO-plastic & NO toxic chemicals.
PLA is a corn or plant starch extract, hence it is biodegradable and compostable
(*under certain composting condition).
Is the print on the mug durable?
Yes, ONLY when used and cleaned properly. Best to hand wash with soft sponge.
Do NOT use bleach / chlorine / abrasive sponge for cleaning.
Do NOT use finger nails or sharp objects to scratch it.
PLA is NOT plastic & it's not perfect. Submerge in water, heat in microwave or dishwasher for too long does affect the print. If you love PLA, you won't mind (right?).
It is reusable, but is it durable?
It is pretty durable, consider it is made from natural materials, around 2-3 years.
After 2 years, the material will start weakening and become brittle. Say if you accidentally drop it on the floor, there is higher chance the mug will crack compares to when you first bought it.
It also means we do not cheat you on the material :)
Some customers claimed the mugs last more than 2 years.
Can I put in inside microwave?
Yes, mainly for reheating (not boiling) your drinks.
Set short interval like 1 minute, stir drink and check temperature.
Add more time if need be.
Is it dishwasher safe?
Yes, on TOP rack. Take it out and dry it immediately after washing cycle.
Hand wash with soft sponge to protect the print and make it last longer.
Is it ok to put inside oven / sanitizer?
No, the products are NOT suitable for sanitizer / oven.
They are microwave safe and dishwasher (top rack) safe.
Will the mug biodegrade if I put it in the backyard?
No, it will NOT biodegradable under normal usage.
Biodegradation only starts when it is buried in a certain composting environment.