The German Witzenhausen Institute and the University of Bayreuth stated in a recent study that compostable bioplastic bags, certified according to the European standard EN 13432, do not pose any problems to the quality of the compost.
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Let's talk about compostability and what you can do at home, yourself, everyday, no excuses: Compost is organic material that can be added to soil to help plants grow. Food scraps and yard waste together currently make up more than 28 percent of what we throw away, and should be composted instead. No bio-waste should end up in normal waste, where the valuable nutrients are destroyed in the incinerator or landfills, contributing to methane gas production, a potent greenhouse gas.