Do Not Recycle
Bioplastic will not break down in a backyard compost pile. Bioplastic is not recyclable. To avoid contaminating other recyclables, place in garbage.
Don’t Compost at Home
Bioplastic will not break down in a backyard compost pile.
Ways to Reduce
Even though bioplastic began as plant matter, it’s been processed so that it’s no longer organic material. When possible, opt instead for reusable, recyclable or naturally compostable materials such as glass, metal, paper, cotton or wool.
Reusable Packaging For Businesses
Check out Upstream’s catalog of reusable packaging and unpackaging innovators that provide ways for consumers to obtain products, mostly food and beverages, in returnable, reusable, or refillable packaging – or they deliver products to consumers unpackaged altogether.