Compostable Plastic Bags: A Glance of What’s Packed in the Bag

Compostable plastic bags are increasingly used to collect food scraps for composting. Their main benefit? Removing the “ick factor” associated with collecting food residuals by keeping collection containers clean and odors at bay, while also breaking down at the composting … Read More

Sustainable Biomaterials: Criteria, Benefits, Challenges & Market-Based Tools

Date: 13 Mar 2012 | posted in: biomaterials, Waste to Wealth | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

The development of bioplastics and other biobased materials holds great promise to mitigate many of the problems associated with plastic derived from nonrenewable sources. However, they are not an automatic panacea. In this presentation, Brenda Platt shares the Sustainable Biomaterials Collaborative’s efforts to promote market-based tools such as purchasing guidelines and Working Landscape Certificates.… Read More

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Date: 3 Feb 2011 | 0 Facebooktwitterredditmail

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