Navigating Compostable Plastics
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Backgrounds & Definitions
Backgrounds & Definitions
Introductions to compostable plastics; why they are used; examples of bioplastics; summaries of potential advantages compostable plastics offer and challenges they pose, etc.
Policies & Legislation
Policies & Legislation
City, State, Federal regulations, policies and guidelines on the use of compostable plastics, labeling of compostable plastics, product bans, program regulations, etc.
Education & Outreach
Education & Outreach
Business, event, and residential outreach material: purchasing guides, flyers, fact sheets, print advertisements, online toolkits, etc.
Analysis & Field Research
Analysis & Field Research
Reports, and results from testing compostable plastics and their potential to degrade; testing protocols and methods, economic analyses.
Certified & Accepted Products
Certified & Accepted Products
Compostable items accepted by compost facilities, haulers or specific programs - often accompanied by lists of companies that sell compostable plastics.
In the News
In the News
Recent discussions of compostable plastics in the news, on radio shows, in blogs, etc.
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Featured Action

New Leadership for the National Compostable Plastics Task Force

At the recent US Composting Council (USCC) Annual Conference in Oakland, California, Matt Cotton (pictured above), of Integrated Waste Management, and Rhodes Yepsen of Novomont, were “inaugurated” as co-chairs of the USCC's Compostable Plastics Task Force. 


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