What are Oxo-biodegradable pickup bags?

By Jan 21, 2015 Comments Off on What are Oxo-biodegradable pickup bags?
Oxo-biodegradable are conventional plastic bags which have an additive (usually small amounts of metal salts) that help speed up the degradation process. Oxo-biodegradable bags are not compostable. Neither Oxo-biodegradable plastic bags nor bioplastic bags will degrade in the landfill, as they must be in the presence of both sunlight and oxygen. Cycle Dog chooses to […]

Are your Earth Friendly Pickup Bags Biodegradable? They don’t say so on the package.

By Jan 21, 2015 Comments Off on Are your Earth Friendly Pickup Bags Biodegradable? They don’t say so on the package.
Cycle Dog Earth Friendly Pickup Bag are made from corn & plant starches and are biodegradable! Recently, the state of California changed their packaging laws requiring that anything stating ‘Biodegradable’ must also be compostable. The compostable standard is quite interesting as it requires products to degrade under ASTM6400 standards, which states products must be “compostable […]