Sometime you need a disposable – wether its a compostable bag for the butcher, biodegradable paper cups for the office party or a plastic free tampon. Here are some options. They are all #plasticfree and biodegrade.. Click on the links to find suppliers.
Are you aware that most sanitary pads are made from approximately 90% plastic? An average pack of sanitary pads contains ...Read More
A while ago I got sent some Vegware stuff to review. Vegware make disposable compostable packaging from PLA plastic for ...Read More
So you find what looks like a cardboard container full of yummy ice cream or you see that your favourite ...Read More
Sometime you need a disposable - wether its a compostable bag for the butcher, biodegradable paper cups for the office ...Read More
Compostable plastics come in various forms and are made in different ways. You can read all about compostable plastics here ...Read More
So if I don't want to use plastic bags then would I suggest using paper as an alternative? Well actually ...Read More
If you want to buy plastic free food you really need to supply your own packaging. This will open up ...Read More
Disposable cups are made from plastic lined paper, polystyrene or plastic. To make paper cups water proof they are laminated with polyethylene, ...Read More
The picture shows a turtle with a plastic straw stuck in its nose (You can watch the video in full ...Read More
Though it's not the greenest option there are times when disposable partyware is the only choice. For our last big bash, ...Read More
PLA starch bags are described as a compostable plastic.Which can be confusing as they are a very different product from ...Read More
These deli pots are made from PLA plastic. This looks and acts just like plastic but is made from corn starch ...Read More
All of the above are certified compostable. They break down naturally. They have to meet certain enforceable standards to be classed as compostable. You can read about composting standards here.
Being committed to local shopping, I prefer to buy that way whenever possible. I would encourage you to do the same. One of the joys of living plastic free is mooching round the local shops seeing what you can source. But sometimes you can’t buy local so I have put together an Amazon catalogue. of independent sellers operating through Amazon.
Amazon is a very dirty word at the moment and I thought long and hard before suggesting them. Heres why I went ahead….. No we are not entirely happy with Amazons recent history. However, we have always found their service to be good and their packaging usually compostable.
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