There is zero plastic in the all new Santa Cruz Shredder 100% hemp grinders. The Santa Cruz Hemp Shredder uses all natural hemp with a hemp based binder, so you can feel good about throwing it in your compost or leaving it behind when your traveling. The grinder is 100% biodegradable. But this hemp grinder is also extremely durable - After nearly a year of hard labor, our test model is not show any signs of slowing down. Designed to give you the consistent fluffy grind that Santa Cruz Shredders are known for. MindFuel Tip: Increase your Hemp Shredders lifespan by lubing it up with a little bit of hemp seed oil in between use.