Water Soluble Plastic Is The Next Big Thing!



Last Updated

June 4, 2021

Due to massive plastic pollution, the world is facing many problems right now. And one of the main causes of this pollution is packaging that humans release into nature that will last a long time. So, to solve this issue, many people have come up with many answers around the world. But for now, none of them is more effective than water soluble plastic that has become a new trend. It is currently the latest trend that many people use and follow to help them go green. Therefore, with the help of this article, you can find out in detail about this type of plastic. And also, about the best supplier in the market right now that makes them.

What does it contain?

So, many of you might have wonder what type of materials are containing in water soluble plastic that makes it eco-friendly? And why does it not contribute to pollution? The answer is very simple it contains bio-based alcohol called polyvinyl alcohol (PVA) and organic plastics. And they are organic materials that do not contain any harmful substances. And due to this nature, it is highly dissolvable in boiling water and brings us many perks to save our planet from plastic. So, they have a high demand in the market for green products that do not cause any harm to the planet. Therefore, many of the people who look to go green in their lives and business prefer using this type of plastic. So, use these plastics without worry in your day-to-day lives to provide greener earth to the future.

How does it work?

Now that we know what it contains. Let us find out how it works in detail to reduce pollution. Mainly there are two ways that water soluble plastic decompose after its use. One of the methods is you can dissolve it in boiling water that will completely decompose within minutes. And the other way is when it gets released to the environment, it will automatically decompose. In this way, it will take roughly 180 days to complete the decomposition to about 90%. So within this time, it will not cause any damage, unlike other plastics. But you have to be a little bit cautious about these soluble plastic ending up in landfills. Because it will take a longer duration of time to decompose naturally. Snd that doesn't mean soluble plastics are not the best alternative we have for plastics.

How does it help?

There are many ways that water soluble plastic help in reducing pollution in the world. But mainly, it reduces the amount of waste that gets released into the ocean. It is now the best alternative for the more harmful plastic wares we have. For example, bags, containers, and many more. By doing so, it helps to reduce the carbon footprint effectively from our small planet. And also will save millions of aquatic animals in the sea that dies yearly due to pollution. Therefore as individuals and businesses, people have a duty as humans to switch on to packaging that causes less harm. Because the answer to these questions was right in front of you in the form of water soluble plastic.

And to go into detail about the pollution these harmful plastics cause, you can use the following few facts. It will help you to understand how deep of trouble we are in due to pollution in oceans. And make you more aware of how dangerous of a climate we currently live in.

10 Facts about ocean pollution

  1. Nearly three million tons of plastic waste get released to the environment yearly, and this weighs the same as the entire human population, and 50% is single-use only.
  2. Right now, eight million tons of plastic get released into our oceans every year.

  3. There are five trillion pieces of plastic waste estimated to be in our oceans, and four billion microfibers per km² dwell below the surface while the rest floats.

  4. Currently, in the world, 70% of our waste sinks into the ocean while 15% of those waste float on top, and another 15% of it lands on beaches around the world.

  5. It has come to a point that, during the last decade we have made plastic more than the amount we made in the last century combined. And according to studies, by 2050, we are expecting to surpass the population of aquatic animals in the ocean by the no. of waste we release.
  6. According to many studies, plastics are responsible for up to 90% of the ocean pollution in the world.

  7. As claimed by many studies, there might be forty-five thousand single plastic waste in our oceans per mile currently.

  8. And now even humans are facing health problems due to mass pollution. Because according to a study more than two hundred million medical cases around the world were due to harmful waste in the coastal areas around the world.

  9. And over 90% of this pollution comes from 10 major rivers around the world that harm the entire ocean
  10. Most of the major plastic use is illegal in Kenya. And people who break these laws faced years in prison and massive fines if they get caught.

Sources - PlasticOceans, OceanCrusaders, NRDC

How can you reduce pollution by using water soluble plastic?

As an individual or a business, there are many uses in water soluble plastic as alternatives for plastic bags and containers. But mainly, it is commonly in use for throwing away medical and bio-waste in their related fields. Because they are per single-use due to carrying contaminated items and waste that can be harmful if you touch or contact them. So, they get rid of them or clean them with the containing bag while avoiding any contact with the items inside them. Therefore, can you imagine this type of disposal done with the traditional plastic bags and how much pollution it will cause? That's why water-soluble plastic bags have become the best alternative in these fields. Therefore let us find out some examples of how they help.

Water soluble laundry bags

Currently, many hospitals and care work facilities use these laundry bags in their work. Because they deal with a lot of contaminated and tainted clothes in their field. So to clean them and reuse them, they use water soluble laundry bags that are per single-use to protect them. And while causing less pollution than using traditional plastic bags.

Water soluble disposal bags

Some of the textile fields use water soluble plastics bags to dispose of dyes into their clothes. Because they can just throw away the bag as a whole to machines to make their work easy. But you cannot do this with the traditional plastic container it comes with. Due to the fact, it needs preparations beforehand to use, and some pieces of plastic can get caught with the clothes.

Now we know how important and what benefit it has as a whole product for many fields. So, if you are looking to purchase these bags, you should buy them from the best manufacturer out there.

Yifupacking, the leader in water soluble plastic manufacturing!

Among many in the competitive market, we are here to provide our best and certified services for your plastic needs. With years of experience in the field of bio-degradable packaging, we have been able to branch out and make a variety of products. Ranging from food wrapping to water soluble plastic bags, we have all with us. And they of the highest quality we obtained by using the latest technologies and R&D. All our products come from natural raw materials and are 100% safer to use. And we provide express delivery and take big orders for wholesale use in your related fields. So, contact us today and make your inquiries about our products in our collection and make the world a better place with the best bio-degradable available in the market.

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Yifu Packing is the world-renowned brand for the vastest variety of packaging materials with high durability and safety along with a massive contribution to the planet earth.
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Made With ❤ By RedWave Avlanche
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