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Compostabase the True Facts about Compostable alternatives to Plastic

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1. Compostable materials are on average 67% less carbon emissions than fossil fuel plastics (a good reason to use them for starters).
2. Compostable bio materials are a 1% by-product of bio fuel production (we use non GMO from flat plain sources) people are not starving because of this.
3. It can be recycled hundreds of times without the product degrading unlike plastics We can make other products that are 100% recycled from our materials. We can take all of our products back and recycle them, in fact we prefer that, compost is £40 a tonne our recycled material is worth £1000 per tonne.
4. It does not pollute the waste stream, if 10% of our product is mixed in with other recycled plastics it does not effect things, in fact that could statistically never happen anyway 478 million tonnes of petroleum plastics are produced every year approx, our material is not even a 1000th of that.
5. Our material will degrade in the sea, probably take about 3 years not 10,000 years like fossil fuel p…

Compostafoam For a NO Plastic Planet

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Do you have a small project you need compostable foam for? Or "try before you buy" when it comes to container quantities. Then our sample pallet box is ideal.
38 Compostafoam sheets (1200 x 600 x 25 mm) or 20 sheets (1200 x 600 x 50 mm) Give us a call 01793 781243 Don't miss out order now

Home Compostable Bubble wrap

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Great day at the factory on Tuesday manufacture our first batch of Composta bubble wrap this product is Home compostable.

Degradable?—Biodegradable?—Biocompostable?

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Packaging and plastic products may claim to be environmentally-friendly using terms such as "biodegradable" and "biocompostable". But what do these terms mean, and what is the difference between them? To understand the effects that these materials have on our planet, it is important to learn the differences. Degradable Degradable materials break down into simpler materials in stages over many, many years. Duringthe degradation of degradablematerial,well-defined intermediateproductsarecreated such as harmful micro-plastics. Biodegradable Biodegradable refers to the capacity for materials to break down and return to nature within a landfill. For packaging products or materials to qualify as biodegradable, they must completely break down and decompose into natural elements within a short time after disposal - typically within a year. Biodegrading within landfills reduces the accumulation of waste, helping to create a safer and healthier environment. Materials that are b…
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Example: Innovative use of biocompostable material used by a Graduate from Kingston Upon Thames University creating dress lining to support the skirt.

Biocompostable V Plastic

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Which packaging do you prefer? One that fills up your bin and goes to landfill for decades & decades or packaging you can dissolve safely in the sink with no harm to drains. Spot the difference!