Biodegradable simply means that disintegration will occur, without specifying an amount of time or what the end material may be. Technically, any material is biodegradable overtime and depends on the environment. Companies often use the term “biodegradable” to mislead consumers. It is illegal in the state of California to label a product as biodegradable without being substantiated by third-party testing.
Compostable materials must degrade at a certain rate into a nutrient-rich substance to be qualified. We consider “compostable” to be a legitimate way to measure and represent a product’s end-of-life impact on the environment.
Our compostable products are certified as compostable, not just biodegradable.
The available packaging made from compostable materials does not perform well enough to ensure your products make it home clean and safe.
We are committed to continuing our work innovating cost-effective compostable packaging that’s up to our performance standards. We hope to make all our packaging compostable soon.
Contact your local waste management service to see if your city has a curbside composting program. Find more information on how to properly compost our products at the following links.
Industrial composting sites across the nation:
Independent businesses that specialize in compost pick-up:
Find a composter near you: https://findacomposter.com/
Even if our products end up in a landfill, there are upstream benefits associated with our products which are made from renewable plant-based sources compared to virgin fossil-fuel derived plastics. Our products are totally non-toxic and leave no toxic residues or microplastics behind.
- •Renewable materials
- •Helps prevent deforestation
- •100% Tree free
- •Virgin tree materials Contributes to deforestation
- •Toxic bleaching chemicals
save 10% on
“The best products available! You save in many ways. Water, environment and they are stylish as well.”
"I am happy every time I use these products- it actually is a weight off my mind knowing that I am not contributing to the current crisis level of plastic use."
We really like these paper towels! They are absorbent and are perforated in the right place - small enough to be used as napkins. We’ll definitely buy them again.
Great paper towels!
These paper towels are better than name brand AND they are good for the environment! An all around win for everyone. I will be continuing to purchase these paper towels from now on.