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Compostable Packaging

Compostable packaging

Compostable packagingPolybags' range of compostable PolyBio packaging is the most eco-friendly packaging we produce.

Manufactured from polyester derived from sugar cane - a renewable energy source - this ultra-green packaging is biodegradable and compostable, meeting EU compostability standard EN13432. It contains no polythene used to make conventional plastic bags and oxo-degradable bags.

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How long does Polybio packaging take to compost?

PolyBio packaging requires an active microbial environment such as a compost heap to fully degrade but, when placed in industrial composting conditions, will completely disintegrate into carbon dioxide (CO2), water and biomass within 10-12 weeks, leaving no harmful residue behind.

The composting process will take longer in home composting conditions and will depend on factors such as location and composting conditions.

Our PolyBio range meets EU standards for compostable packaging - see 'Compostable standard EN13432' section (below) for further details.

PolyBio bags have a shelf life of six to 12 months from the date of manufacture. They should be stored in a cool, dry place, as exposure to heat or moisture could reduce this shelf life.

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European compostable standard EN13432

Polybags' range of starch-based PolyBio packaging complies with the European compostable standard EN13432.

To comply with this standard, all packaging must meet the following key requirements:

Full details of the requirements of the EN13432 standard are available at okcompost.be.

OK Compost

Products certified as OK Compost are guaranteed to meet all of the requirements of the EN13432 compostable standard (listed above). These products carry the OK Compost logo for easy verification purposes and are guaranteed to biodegrade in an industrial composting plant

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