Did you get takeout come in black packaging? It is not recyclable.Read More +
Are you ready for 2025?
Carbon black plastic packaging is targeted
for elimination* by 2025
You’re in the clear with Safe-T-Chef®!
In an ongoing effort to drive a circular economy for plastic packaging, the U.S. Plastic Pact, with the support of both businesses and government, has identified problematic or unnecessary materials and targeted them for elimination* by 2025. Plastics with “non-detectable carbon black pigments” are at the top of the list.
Safe-T-Chef® is the first all-clear, tamper evident, tamper resistant polypropylene packaging product family for hot food applications. With high-clarity and a smooth, modern design, the packaging puts the contents center stage.
Get ready for 2025 and request your samples of Safe-T-Chef® today!
* Source: USPLASTICSPACT
For hot food applications
Microwaveable, easy to use, dishwasher friendly
Perfect for take out, third party delivery, and Grab & Go
We strongly recommend that customers test products under their specific conditions to determine fitness for use.
In the News
Check out articles to learn more about the challenges with carbon black plastic packaging and why eliminating it is so important.
Packaging needs to be detected by the “near infra-red” light sensor. Carbon black is absorbing the light and the sensor doesn’t recognize it. The packaging can’t be detected and subsequently not sorted, so it will be rejected for incineration or landfill.Read More +
The U.S. Plastics Pact’s list of “problematic and unnecessary materials,” published today, was highly anticipated. It’s among the first industry-backed efforts to specifically note which types of plastics should be avoided in packaging.Read More +
How the U.S. Plastics Pact is a step toward creating a circular economy for plastic across all business levelsRead More +
The optical sorting systems used at many recycling plants can’t pick out the black pigment in the plastic. As a result, much of it remains unsorted and ends up in landfill.Read More +