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What is compostable packaging bag?

October 31, 2022

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What is compostable packaging bag?

Compostable packaging bag is made by PLA or kraft paper lined PLA, PLA is also called polylactic acid. 

  • What is PLA?

Most biodegradable bags are made from PLA. PLA is a biodegradable material made from renewable resources, such as corn starch or bagasse. It is a sustainable product and is compostable in industrial composting facilities. It is a great material to use in packaging as it is food safe and relatively inexpensive. 

  • What is the cycle of biodegradation?

Exactly how long a biodegradable bag takes to break down depends on various factors, such as temperature and the amount of moisture present. The compostable bags will biodegradable within 30 days in a commercial composting facility, and within 90 days in a home composting system. 

compostable packaging bag

  • Is PLA eco friendly?

PLA is referred to as a `bioplastic` because of its environmentally friendly nature. PLA is renewable thermoplastic and polymer. It is `processed` from the starch of plants such as corn, sugar cane and sugar beet, making it environmentally friendly and sustainable. 

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