Decorative item Industry

Disposable products are those products that are meant for single-use and after that, they are recycled for reuse. The term often implies economical and ease of use rather than medium to long-term durability. Disposables are most often made from paper, plastic, cotton, or polystyrene foam. Examples of disposables are-Disposable dishware/drinkware (e.g. plates, bowls, cups), Plastic cutlery (e.g. spoons, knives, forks, sporks), Disposable table cloth, Cans, bottles, jars, cartons, wrappers and other food packaging are largely recyclable, and some are even compostable, Inexpensive Tupperware products are recyclable, Cupcake wrappers, coffee filters are compostable.

Medical and surgical device manufacturers worldwide produce a multitude of items that are intended for one use only. The primary reason is infection control; when an item is used only once it cannot transmit infectious agents to subsequent patients. Examples of single-use medical items use are-Hypodermic Needles, toilet paper, disposable enemas, cotton swabs, baby and adult diapers etc.

The use of disposable products had led to a marked increase in trash and is a major cause of overconsumption. Some movements, such as landfill diversion, seek to combat disposable item overuse and the resulting trash. Disposable paper products include Cotton wool/buds/pads; Incontinence products; Kitchen towels; Nappies/diapers/pants; Sanitary protection; Tissues; Toilet paper; Wipes; Boxed facial tissues; Disposable pants; Economy toilet paper; Feminine hygiene wipes; Household care etc. Disposable cutlery and containers are products that are a part of our day to day life. Disposable items like cups, plates, and saucers are being increasingly used. Such disposable items are made with natural materials like leaf as well as manmade products like paper, and plastics. Banana leaf plate making is a state of art to develop biodegradable and compostable alternatives to petrochemical-based plastics and polystyrene. These leaf plates are popular among those who appreciate the concept of using natural plate materials in an original and organic way.

Paper Items such as paper cups, saucers, Glass, and paper plates are finding extensive usage these days for serving eatables at parties, functions and social gatherings.  Paper plates are the most commonly used disposable crockery in India.