Polybags offers an environmentally friendly solution by using 'COMPOBAG' which will degrade in the home compost heap with its contents.
Help nature by turning your waste into a valuable fertiliser using our COMPOBAG.
This type of plastic decomposes in two stages. Firstly, the material starts to break down as soon as it is exposed to heat, light and/or stress.
Then after a certain point, (when the molecular weight is less than 40,000 daltons) bacteria and fungi will start to eat the plastic, reducing it to carbon dioxide, water and some biomass.
Polybags COMPOBAG's are made from Oxo-degradable plastics.
The line on the left represents a polyethylene molecule with a molecular weight of up to 300,000.
These lines represent fragments (average molecular weight of up to 100,000) of the above polyethylene molecule after some oxidative degradation.
These shorter lines represent even smaller fragments (molecular weight of up to 30,000) of the original polyethylene molecule after further oxidative degradation. Although they are still much too large to be water soluble, some are starting to biodegrade. Common micro-organisms covert these fragments to carbon dioxide, water and bio-mass.