Value Of Compostable Packaging As “Feedstock”

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Value Of Compostable Packaging As “Feedstock”

Field trials at two composting facilities evaluated compostable foodservice packaging as a composting feedstock.

The main purpose of compostable products and packaging is to assist in the collection and diversion of food scraps to composting. This is why the Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) only certifies products and packaging associated with organic waste diversion, with the main categories being foodservice products (cups, cutlery, straws, plates, bowls, takeout containers, etc.), food scrap collection bags and bin liners, and more recently items like coffee pods/capsules.

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