Is That Bag Really Compostable?

With single-use plastics coming increasingly under fire, brands are looking for materials that will make their products appear ‘greener’ to the consumer. As a result, there’s often confusion (sometimes intentionally so) regarding terminology such as compostable, biodegradable, oxo-degradable, and degradable. At the extreme end, this translates to consumers being misled by unsubstantiated ‘green’ marketing claims.  This article from our new …

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Plastic Free July

Plastic Free July started in 2011 in Perth and has now spread throughout 26 countries. The aim is to raise awareness of the amount of plastic that we use by encouraging people to eliminate the use of single-use plastic for the month. So many products come packaged or served in plastic or come with plastic that is intended to be used …