Tebakak Leaves Plates as an Eco-friendly Disposable Plates: Cultural Roots, Technology and People Transformations
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- Leaf plate; Tebakak; Disposable plates; Eco-friendly
Plastic has become the dominant problems in recent years since it become the dominant material for food packaging. More than 600 thousand tons of plastic becoming waste in 2019. Leaf as food packaging material has been known since the dawn of civilization In Indonesia itself leaf and other plant’s organic material commonly used as traditional food wrapper. Commonly known leaves such as banana leaf, waru leaf, tepus leaf, simpur leaf, syzygium leaf and also tembakak leaf are used for wrapping traditional food. Thus triggering for the use of environmentally friendly tebakak leaf plates that are easily biodegradable, easy to produce, hygienic, and have lampung cultural background. One main question can the consumer shift from plastic based disposable plate to greener leaf base plate. Can tebakak leaf plate as an eco-friendly product try to replace plastic or just another plastic alternative. And, the consumer’s perspective of tebakak leaf plates as an eco-friendly product. We learn that both leaf plates (tebakak leaf plates and teak leaf plates) can be contender for plastic plates and paper plates while styrofoam plates has the lowest value. The consumer agrees that tebakak leaf plates and the teak leaf plates are green and want to use them. The main hindrance of using the leaf plates is the availability on the market and its higher price.
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TY - CONF AU - Martinus Martinus AU - Gita Paramita Djausal AU - Sri Ratna Sulistiyanti AU - Meizano Ardi Muhammad AU - Mareli Telaumbanua PY - 2021 DA - 2021/12/07 TI - Tebakak Leaves Plates as an Eco-friendly Disposable Plates: Cultural Roots, Technology and People Transformations BT - Proceedings of the 2nd International Indonesia Conference on Interdisciplinary Studies (IICIS 2021) PB - Atlantis Press SP - 302 EP - 307 SN - 2352-5398 UR - https://doi.org/10.2991/assehr.k.211206.042 DO - 10.2991/assehr.k.211206.042 ID - Martinus2021 ER -