What To Do With Compostable Containers

One of the largest pollutants of our planet is plastic. Since the 1950’s the world has produced over nine billion tons of plastic, much of it still in existence. This problem has been tackled with the introduction of compostable take out containers and other packaging and yet, what to do with compostable packaging is still a problem. Keep reading to learn what to do with compostable packaging.  Can you Compost Biodegradable Plastic?  Biodegradable plastic has been touted as the solution to the problem of plastic pollution. Sounds great in theory, but the problem is that many “compostable” plastic bags, cup lids, and utensils do not break down during composting. On top of that they then contaminate recyclable plastic resulting in a real mess for recyclers.  The truth is that most compostable plastics are made from polyester called polylactic acid (PLA) that ends up in landfills along with the plastics made […]

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