Fork made of beechwood proved to contain enzymes able to destroy Salmonella bacteria.
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Fork made from natural, unbleached and untreated beech wood.
Perfect for turning, picking food from pots, pans or grill grates, as a salad bowl utensil but also a rustic decoration.
Every tool is cut in direction of wood rings from the chipped quarters of the tree. These utensils are made from one piece of wood, so they do not crack and wrap. They can be washed in a dishwasher.
Beechwood contains enzymes, which kill Salmonella bacteria.
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Polyethylene the bad
Although ethylene can be produced from renewables, polyethylene is mainly made from petroleum or natural gas.
Naphtha is extracted from crude oil. Naphtha is another word for petroleum. By strongly heating up ("crack”) the naphtha, ethylene is released. In a factory, this ethylene is transformed into polyethylene.
One of the main problems of polyethylene is that without special treatment it is not readily biodegradable, and thus accumulates. However, successful experiments are conducted on biodegrading PE. See: Wikipedia.
Polyethylene, the good
Polyethylene is one of the most environment-friendly plastics, since: