While bags made of so-called bio-plastic are criticized from various sides, the Kompost & Biogas Association is now promoting its version. Bio-plastics are not always the most environmentally friendly alternative because they are usually very resource-intensive to manufacture, explains, for example WWF.
The Compost & Biogas Association Austria has developed its own, certified “organic cycle bag”. “The light bio-cycle bags are 100% degradable (proof of certification in accordance with the EN 13432 standard) and can therefore be used for clean organic waste collection. In addition, food stored in this bag stays fresh much longer, which in turn helps to reduce food waste. The multiple use of the sack is essential for ecological sensibility: first shop and transport it home, keep it fresh there (fruit, vegetables, bread, etc.) and then collect organic waste and dispose of it cleanly ”, says the website.
Although the promotional video explains well why compost is a valuable commodity, the question unfortunately remains open which raw materials are used to make the sacks and where they come from.
Biowaste can be 100% recycled. A real raw material from which valuable compost can be made! So that the organic waste collection in the kitchen is possible ...
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