Komporize is dedicated to overcoming the negative environmental impact of plastics by producing alternative biocomposite materials, using inert agricultural fiber wastes.
Tea production in Turkey ranks fifth in the world with approximately 1.2 million tons per year and tea fiber waste is produced during this process. This resulting woody material is a mixture of tea litter, fibers and tea powder that is separated and accumulated at various stages of production in tea factories. It’s obvious that the amount of tea fiber revealed after the tea process is significant with 60-70 thousand tonnes annually, which are not evaluated in any way and destroyed in the form of burning or being left to rot. These solutions cause environmental problems, loss of labor, extra cost, and more importantly, destruction of a product that can be turned into commercial value.
Komporize manufactures biocomposite raw materials from tea fibers by mixing waste tea fibers with binders in different ratios using a variety of methods. The final product has a thermoset or thermoplastic structure with up to 90% organic components.
Products with waste tea fiber combined with plastic raw materials are more natural and environmentally friendly than those made with pure plastic. Komporize is dedicated to overcoming the negative environmental impact of plastics by producing alternative biocomposite materials, using inert agricultural fiber wastes. Produced raw materials address automotive, furniture, construction, architecture, the toy industry and the companies that produce end products for consumers.