Biodegradable bags still strong enough to carry shopping after three years in the ground show that 'biodegradability' isn't all it's cracked up to be.
Don't believe what you read on the label: 'biodegradable' bags might not break down in landfill.
Much of the trash on Canadian shorelines can be traced to five food companies. We could soon see more compostable and edible packaging.
New types of biodegradable or compostable plastic products seem to offer an alternative to conventional plastics. But they may be no better for the environment.
Plant-based, sustainable plastics may hold many of the answers to our plastic problems.