ED-8001 Small Compostable Produce/Barrier Bags - Roll of 500
These smaller-sized 100% compostable and biodegradable roll bags are ideal as produce, bulk bin, and barrier bags for supermarkets, grocers, wholefood outlets, and butchers. They contain corn starch and are certified home and commercial compostable.
Size: 260mm(w) x 360mm(h)
Quantity per roll: 500
These roll bags contain GMO-free corn starch, PLA and PBAT and are suitable for both commercial and home composting. They contain extra microns for strength and are popular with supermarkets and grocers. Ideal size for carrying up to 1kg of fruit, vege, nuts, seeds or dried goods. These smaller bags do not have a gusset. They come ready on a cardboard core to conveniently fit regular supermarket bag roll holders.
Certification standards achieved:
✓ Australasian Bioplastics Association Commercial Composting Standard AS4736-2006 (ABAP 10054)
✓ Australasian Bioplastics Association Home Composting Standard AS5810-2010 (ABAP 20004)
✓ Din Certco European Composting Standard EN13432:2000-12
✓ TUV Austria OK Compost Industrial Standard (S0335)
✓ TUV Austria OK Compost Home Standard (S0335)
✓ ASTM International Industrial Composting Standard ASTM D 6400:2012-01
Our compostable bag range is designed to breakdown in approximately 90 - 180 days (depending on compost environment). Composting results in organic components being released (carbon dioxide and water) with no harmful residues.
Bags per roll: 500
Capacity: Up to 1kg
Size: 260mm(w) x 360mm(h)
Rolls in a carton: 4
Total bags in carton: 2000
What are the compostable bags made from?
Our compostable bags are made from GMO-free corn starch, PLA and PBAT. This new compostable material is designed to degrade in moist conditions and return to carbon dioxide and water without leaving harmful residues in the process. Our compostable products are all certified to strict international standards and we go so far as to use non-toxic inks in the printing on these products.
How long do they take to compost?
Compostable bags will take approximately 90-180 days to decompose depending on the composting environment. Industrial composting is typically quicker than home composting for two main reasons:
1) temperatures reached inside a home composting bin is usually only a few centigrade degrees higher than the outside temperature, and this is true for short time periods (in industrial composting, the temperatures reach 50°C – with peaks of 60-70°C – for a number of months).
2) home composting bins are managed by everyday people and the composting conditions might not always be ideal (in contrast, industrial composting plants are managed by qualified personnel and kept under ideal working conditions).
How do I use my compostable vege bags?
This new material is slightly different to the traditional plastic you may have used to carry fresh produce, or wrap meat at the checkout, in the past. It is designed to break down! To avoid disappointment, please avoid excessive moisture, avoid sharp objects, and store them in a cool dry place (avoid temperatures over 19 degrees celsius). Check the date of manufacture printed on the label and use within 12 months from this date.
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