Bin Bags

Plastic vs Biodegradable

Plastic

  • Can break down in soil leaving behind toxic chemicals or can end up in oceans having devastating effects on marine life.
  • Can take approximately 1000 years to decompose.
  • Adds to the rubbish being sent to our landfills on top of what is already inside of them.

Compostable or Biodegradable

  • Compostable bin bags break down completely¬†in an ideal environment in 10-45 days.
  • Biodegradable in bags break down into carbon dioxide and water in 18- 36 months.
  • Neither compostable or biodegradable bin bags leave behind harmful toxins in the same way that plastic bags do.