Compostable

Some articles on compostable:

Bioplastic - Testing Procedures - Compostability – ASTM D6002
... the compostability of a plastic defined the word compostable as follows "that which is capable of undergoing biological decomposition in a compost site such that the material is not visually distinguishable and ... only criteria this standard does describe is that a compostable plastic must look to be going away as fast as something else we have already established to be ...
Biomaterial - Biopolymers
... some of these biodegradable biopolymers are compostable ... Biopolymers that do this can be marked with a 'compostable' symbol, under European Standard EN 13432 (2000) ... An example of a compostable polymer is PLA film under 20 μm thick films which are thicker than that do not qualify as compostable, even though they are biodegradable ...
Biopolymers As Materials - Environmental Impacts of Biopolymers
... Biopolymers are biodegradable, and some are also compostable ... Some of these biodegradable biopolymers are compostable they can be put into an industrial composting process and will break down by 90% within six months ... Biopolymers that do this can be marked with a 'compostable' symbol, under European Standard EN 13432 (2000) ...
Metabolix - Products - Biopolymers - Mvera
... used for organic waste, as well as shopping and retail bags that can be reused as compostable organic waste bags ... which is certified by Vinçotte to meet the EN 13432 standard for compostable plastics ... The compostable film resin is designed for blown/cast film processing and exhibits many of the same performance qualities of petroleum-based resins ...
Greatpac - Environmentally Friendly Product Range - JASA Eco
... the launch of a new range of bio-based and compostable packaging products which was launched on 27 April 2010 under the brand name JASA Eco ... Recently, JASA Eco is also introducing a compostable range of products made from Cereplast Compostable Material, which is poised to be exported to the United States ...