Is bioplastic the new plastic?
Is bioplastic as eco-friendly as it sounds? After all, it’s plant-based and biodegradable. But as it turns out, plastic is plastic, no matter what it’s made of. In this article, we’re going deep to understand why bioplastic isn’t the answer to the single-use plastic crisis.
Why is composting good for the environment?
Did you know you can reduce your carbon footprint considerably just by composting your food scraps? Rotting food and food scraps languish in landfills, emitting methane, a potent greenhouse gas. Totally gross, and totally avoidable. In this composting 101, we’ll show you why composting is important, what happens at industrial and municipal composting facilities, and how you can get started in your own backyard.
Why Bioplastics Are Not (Yet) the Solution to Plastic Pollution
While bioplastics are certainly a better alternative to petroleum-based plastic, they aren’t perfect. Because of misleading marketing, there’s a lot of general confusion about what exactly are bioplastics, and what happens to them after you discard them. Learn the facts about bioplastics, and why they aren’t quite yet the answer to plastic pollution we’re looking for.