What is PLA Cups?

PLA plastic, or polylactic acid, is a bio-based plastic made from renewable raw materials such as corn-based resin and is environment and resource friendly. PLA requires significantly less energy to mold into plastic containers. It can be shaped into a variety of bottles, containers, trays, film and other packaging. The production of PLA uses 68 percent less fossil fuel resources than traditional plastics and it is the world’s first greenhouse-gas-neutral polymer.. It is used in fast food packaging, bottles, T-shirts, coffee cups and many other items used by people every day. PLA is primarily suited for short-shelf-life.

Clear plastic clarity chart.
Out of the 3 types of clear plastic cold cups Wholesale Direct Restaurant Supplies stock. Plastic Clear PET has the highest clarity, followed by Clear Bioplastic PLA with very good clarity and Clear Cold Plastic PP has the lowest clarity.

Out of the 3 types of plastic PET, PP, PLA. PLA is the only one that is biodegradable and compostable. With disposable clear plastic cups thrown away every minutes, causing massive waste hazard and landfills. Clear PLA cups would be far more environmentally friendly choice.