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Compostable bags are made from 100% plant-based materials. These break down at the same rate as other food waste and can be disposed of in a standard composter. Composable plastic bags are a great alternative to traditional plastic bags and an easy change to make. You can start by using these bags for your food waste and slowly extend from there. However, there are still better options available, which we will get to shortly.
Not All Compostable Produce Bags Will Break Down in Your Home Compost. Some bags are labeled as compostable but will only break down correctly in high enough temperatures. Your home compost system may not do the trick. These bags may need to be processed in special facilities where the compost is guaranteed to reach the desired levels.
Some bags are specifically marked as 'home compostable.' These should meet the necessary conditions to be composted at home. However, if your bag does not have that labeling, it can be challenging to know if the bag will break down in your home system as you desire.
Plant Based - Home Composable bags shouldn't be confused with Biodegradable Plastic bags that are not nearly as great as their name suggests. Technically, compostable produce bags are a type of biodegradable bag. However, the other bags that fall in this category are not nearly as eco-friendly. Standard biodegradable bags are still made from plastic. The difference is that it contains additional materials to break down much faster than other plastic bags. These bags may not continue to occupy space in a landfill for as long as normal plastic bags, but that is really their only good quality. Producing biodegradable bags is still incredibly harmful.
Shop for Composable Shopping Bag, Trash Bags or Produce Bags that will easily be compostable at your home environment. No tricky fancy words, all our compostable bags are certified home compostable, they will not harm the environment even if they end-up at a landfill site.