Are Paper Plates Microwave Safe?

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Yes, paper plates are microwave safe. It's important to be careful that they don't overheat and catch on fire though. It's also important to be careful if the plate has a wax coating that it doesn't melt onto the food.
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Paper towels or bags shouldn't catch fire. Anything metal can spark and cause a fire though.
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A microwave oven MAINLY heats hydrogen atoms, thus it warms water. A dry paper plate is less affected than most food, but beware of a wet plate.
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Anything with metal on it is not microwave safe. Do not try to use that plate on your microwave. You will ruin the plate for sure and eventually you may also damage your microwave
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Is it Safe to Microwave Paper Plates?
Popping foods into your microwave to reheat quickly is a great convenience, but you need to be careful about the plate or container that you use. One of the most convenient options is a paper plate. Dry foods can be heated directly on the plate, and... More »
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