Areca Leaf Plates for food and snack consumption are made from the fallen leaves of the Areca palm tree. No trees are chopped or cut at any stage during the making process and only the naturally fallen areca leaves are used to make this product. Bio plates are sturdy, leak proof unlike Banana leaf or other leaves and Areca leaf plates do not conduct heat so they can be placed on one's lap or under one`s Palm without discomfort or concern. This Bio plates are strong enough to use with a knife and fork without risk of being punctured or leaked. Areca leaf plates are chemical free disposable products which are fully biodegradable in a short period of time. No chemicals, resins, strengthening.