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Affordable and Completely Biodegradable

Our Blue Green Initiative works with VerTerra to help faith-based organizations and institutions switch to earth-friendly options for food service. 

The partnership offers a beautiful line of fully compostable single-use products at a highly discounted price. We are grateful for the generosity of VerTerra, and for your participation in repairing the sea.

A Partnership with VerTerra

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Compostable fork


VerTerra offers our community steep discounts on wholesale prices, to lower the barrier to sustainable products.

Compostable Plate


Products are made of fallen palm leaves and scrap wood, with no bonding agents, lacquers or chemicals. So they can decompose in a backyard, and are certified compostable. 

Compostable spoon


Our Blue Green Initiative is open to any faith-based organization.

Compostable flatware set

Important Information

Before we can place a Blue Green Initiative Order, we must verify that you are part of a Tax Exempt Organization.

Please use the form below to upload your tax exempt form.


Once we review your documentation we will email you a password to access the IEP Order Form

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Blue Green Initiative Order Form Example

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What makes VerTerra products different?

VerTerra products are biodegradable. While many other products are advertised as compostable, these products are usually made from vegetable-derived materials. Those products will not break down in a backyard compost and require composting facilities, which are not available in every city. VerTerra's product line is biodegradable and certified compostable. Because their products are made of only leaves or wood and water, without bonding agents, lacquers, or chemicals, VerTerra products can break down in a backyard composter and return naturally to the environment.

Why choose compostable?

Plastic is one of the most common forms of debris found in the ocean. It negatively impacts marine animals and ecosystems. Additionally, research has shown that humans eat about a credit card's worth of plastic every week. Choosing non-plastic products is good for you and good for the environment. Learn more about the Jewish values tied to decreasing plastic use by visiting the Bal Tashchit page of our Water Torah education section.

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