Biodegradable Versus Compostable

Biodegradable versus compostable “plastics” – whats the difference? Compostable products are biodegradable materials that break down quickly and can support plant growth. A compostable product must meet specific criteria in terms of time, environmental conditions and quality of compost produced. An ideal composting environment is subject to certain heat, moisture, and oxygen conditions to assist the biological breakdown. Compostable products break down to carbon dioxide, water, inorganic compounds, and biomass at a rate similar to paper. In approximately ninety …

 

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10 Eco-friendly Substitutes For Plastic

There isn’t a day that goes by that I don’t hear another story or post about the devastation single-use plastic is having on our environment. If we continue plastic consumerism at our current rate, it’s hard to believe there won’t be a waterway in the world left that’s not filled with it. This week, we have a blog from Natalie Maybury from Green Nut, highlighting ten eco products that you can easily switch to today. If you’re …