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About Chic Leaf: Stylish, sturdy and sustainable serveware

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Chic Leaf is on a mission to bring stylish, sturdy and sustainable serveware to the eco-conscious. Our collection of handmade plates and bowls are zero-waste, biodegradable and compostable.


A fantastic alternative to plastic and paper, our Chic Leaf products break the tradeoffs of style versus sustainability, durability versus disposability and eco-friendly versus elegance. We’ve combined the best of mother nature to bring you all the benefits of disposable plates - no compromises!

"Here is what our customers have helped us accomplish in 2019"

  • 225,497 kgs of CO2 offset
  • 14,789,893 gallons of water saved
  • 497,679 kgs of oxygen saved from trees

Our clients proudly use our palm leaf plates, bowls, and cutlery for weddings, corporate events, birthday parties, BBQs, theme parties, and everyday use.

 

Our Process: Inspiring sustainable living, start to finish

At Chic Leaf, we were determined to find an alternative to plastics, papers and pollution. With this spirit, we set out to study natural alternatives, such as the Areca Palm Tree. The sturdy form and structure of these leaves are a perfect option for disposable plates, bowls and cutlery.

Step 1: The naturally fallen leaves of the Areca Palm Tree are collected across large farms, thoroughly washed and sun-dried for several days.

Step 2: The sheaths are cleaned and dried completely. They are then hand pressed into the shape of a bowl or plate using heated moulds. No chemicals, dyes or glues are used in the process. They are non-toxic and odorless.

Step 3: Finally, the pressed plates and bowls are sterilized and cleaned thoroughly before being packaged and shipped internationally.

 

Our Founder: A Serial Sustainable Entrepreneur

Sustainability isn’t just a trend for us, it’s a way of life. Chic Leaf’s founder, Ash, has nearly 20 years of experience in sustainable entrepreneurship. In 2001, he launched one of the first organic e-grocery services in the U.S and in 2009 launched another first in the U.S. -- a service that turned recycled plastic into reusable green moving boxes.

After realizing the wastage that paper products create in households annually - nearly 300 million tons - Ash researched natural alternatives, discovered the benefits of the Areca Palm Tree and launched Chic Leaf.

Ash takes pride in knowing that each sustainable innovation reduces our carbon footprint and elevates greater consciousness for the world around us.

Serving up smiles at all celebrations and social gatherings

Chic Leaf is a staple for social gatherings! If you’d like to make a bulk order or have questions, contact us and we will get back to you shortly.

  • Weddings & Receptions
  • Corporate Meetings
  • Family Get-Togethers
  • Church Picnics & Religious Festivals
  • School Parties
  • Catering Events

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