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Determining the Amount of Plastic and Compostable Plastic in Compost "Overs"

Integrated Waste Management ConsultingNevada City, CA

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A report on a compostable plastics disintegration study and the contamination of compost "overs" from non-degradable plastics.

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About the Biodegradable Products Institute The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) is a professional association of key individuals and groups from government, industry and academia, which promotes the use, and recycling of biodegradable polymeric materials (via composting). The BPI is open to any materials and products that demonstrate (via scientifically proven techniques) that their products are completly biodegradable in approved composting facilities.

Categories: Analysis & Field Research
Format: PDF
Last Updated: 1/1/2012



This toolkit is designed to help you determine if a compostable plastics program is appropriate for your organization and to guide you in properly managing your compostable plastics.

*Resources outlined in this toolkit are examples from a variety of sources to help facilitate a better understanding of compostable products and do not necessarily reflect the opinion of the Composting Council Research and Education Foundation (CCREF).

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