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Compostable Plastics: Opportunities and Challenges

U.S. Composting Council


This US Composting Council webinar from July 2011 explains what compostable plastics are (and are not), where they are being successfully used, and examines some of the key challenges, such as identification and labeling, certification and standards, infrastructure development and consumer education.

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The US Composting Council is involved in research, training, public education, composting and compost standards, expansion of compost markets and the enlistment of public support. The USCC provides resources, educational materials, training, networking, and career advancement opportunities for professionals and all those affiliated with the composting and organics recycling industry.

Categories: Backgrounds & Definitions Education & Outreach
Format: Webinar
Last Updated: 7/20/2011

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 Compost Research and Education Foundation (CREF).

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