Compostable plastics may help boost cities' food-waste programs
from Plastics News
Composting food waste is the next step for cities hungry to reach recycling goals and reroute organic matter back to the soil instead of landfills and incinerators. Compostable plastics are making the job easier but there are challenges to overcome from manufacturers "greenwashing" products labels to composters determining what will break down in an appropriate time frame given the temperature and moisture of their facility.
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