Eco-Products to Showcase Latest Innovations at National Restaurant Association Show

Hot cup lids and cutlery are industry first uses of post-consumer recycled content

BOULDER, Colo.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Eco-Products®, the nation’s leading brand of foodservice products made from renewable resources and recycled content, is proud to announce the launch of two unique product lines at the National Restaurant Association show in Chicago. The “EcoLid® 25” is the world’s first and only recycled content hot cup lid, and is made from 25% post-consumer recycled content. Eco-Products is also excited to unveil the world’s first and only line of cutlery made from 100% post-consumer recycled content.

“We are thrilled to introduce these exclusive products and exciting new technologies,” said Andy Burgess, VP of Marketing and Product at Eco-Products. “While most of the industry has been content to use existing materials and technology to add small sustainable offerings to their largely oil-based product lines, our R&D team continues to redefine what is possible when it comes to sustainable foodservice products and packaging. The result is that our customers have access to the widest array of sustainable single use solutions available in the market, and the peace of mind that comes with knowing they have partnered with a company truly committed to driving positive change for the environment.”

Both innovations represent important additions to the company’s BlueStripe™ line of products, the standard setting collection made from the highest amounts of post-consumer recycled content available in the industry, including 24% post-consumer recycled hot cups, 50% post-consumer recycled cold cups, and 100% post-consumer recycled premium take-out containers. All BlueStripe™ materials are FDA approved and perform identically to conventional 100% fossil-fuel derived items, but with dramatically reduced environmental impacts.

The National Restaurant Association show will be held at Chicago’s McCormick Place, May 21 – 24. For more information, visit booth #1638 at NRA, or www.ecoproducts.com.

About Eco-Products®, Inc.

Eco-Products is the nation's leading brand of single use foodservice products made from renewable and recycled resources. Their products are, relative to traditional counterparts, gentler on the environment because they require fewer virgin resources to produce, and make diversion from landfills an option upon disposal. Visit www.ecoproducts.com for more information.