PLA PLASTIC JEWELLERY BOXES
Polylactic Acid, most commonly known as PLA, is a polymer made from renewable resources. Contrary to other thermoplastics which are petroleum-based, some of the raw materials used for PLA’s production include corn starch, tapioca roots, or sugarcane. Its properties, however, are comparable to other plastics in the industry. These characteristics and consumers’ desire to use a less impactful material have triggered its rapid entrance to the plastic market as a competitive commodity. Read more here
The design team at Wrapology developed a range of jewellery boxes using PLA plastic instead of ABS plastic and sent out samples to a range of leading brands within the jewellery industry to get their feedback on whether there was a future for this material.