WHAT ARE THEY MADE OF? Made from the bark of areca palm tree. When the leaf dries off and falls off with the bark, the bark is collected and moulded into different shapes. It is free of any chemicals or plastic coating hence 100% natural, bio-degradable & compostable. Areca palm plantations are abundant in India. Traditionally, Areca nuts or betel nuts of the areca palm are commonly used in India as food masticator or as offerings for prayers. The glasses/cups and takeaway boxes are made from bagasse – waste of sugarcane, after the juice has been extracted. The waste is converted in to pulp that is moulded into different shapes.
WHERE ARE THEY MANUFACTURED? They are manufactured in India. The Eco-Statement supports the cottage industries that manufacture these products. They are food grade certified. CAN THEY BE RE-USED? They are an eco-friendly alternative to single-use plastics so mostly meant for single use.If they are used to serve dry food such as chips or popcorn; after use you can wipe them clean and make sure they are completely dry before re-use. ARE THE ARECA LEAF PRODUCTS COMPOSTABLE? Yes, they are compostable in home compost. You have to wash off the plates/bowls to clear them of any cooked food or oil, remove excess water, then chop them into smaller pieces and add to the compost. HOW LONG DOES TAKE TO COMPOST THE ARECA LEAF PRODUCTS? It takes about 6-8 weeks to compost but is dependent on composting conditions. WHERE ELSE ARE THE PRODUCTS AVAILABLE IN SINGAPORE? You can buy them at RedMart, the Unpackt zero-waste stores in SGP. For Bulk Orders drop us an email at firstname.lastname@example.org or fill in the Contact Form.
The Eco-Statement is committed to deliver your order with good quality packaging within given time frame. We ship throughout the week, except Sunday & Public holidays. To ensure that your order reaches you in good condition, in the shortest span of time, we ship through registered couriers only. HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE FOR AN ORDER TO ARRIVE? Orders are dispatched within 3 working days and most orders are delivered within a week. Delivery of all orders will be done to the address as stated by you at the time of placing the order. SHIPPING FEE Shipping Fee is calculated during Check-Out. Shipping fee varies depending on your order, choice of delivery. We provide free shipping in Singapore for orders above $ 35!
RETURN POLICY The Eco-Statement products are all handmade or all-natural and every single piece is unique. There may be minor differences in colour or texture. However, these are not defects and returns or exchanges will not be entertained. Should the items be received damaged or flawed, claims must be made in writing by email to email@example.com with photographs within 5 days of the date the parcel was delivered. Do note that we do not accept returns of accessories and partyware for hygiene reasons. Please do not hesitate to contact us by emailing us at firstname.lastname@example.org should you have any further enquiry - we will be happy to assist you. Thank you & happy shopping!