Biodegradable Dog Poop Bags vs Compostable Dog Poop Bags - WHY USE THEM & What's the Difference?
We all want to do our bit for the planet and we try and be as environmentally friendly as possible but when faced with Biodegradable Poop Bags or Compostable Poop Bags are some better than others? What's the difference? Which are best for me?
Lets first talk about dogs and waste...
40 Million TONS Estimated annual amount of waste dog owners do not collect
20-30% Of all pollutants in waterways is attributed to dog waste
2.5 Million tons Amount of waste that goes to landfills each year in New Zealand
20% Of all landfill waste in New Zealand is plastics
500 YEARS Time it takes for a plastic bag to degrade in landfill. (And even then it's still not gone totally, it's turned into harmful microplastics)
We all want to reduce the amount of waste we produce which goes into landfill. Whether that's by using a reusable shopping bag, reducing the amount of single-use plastic we use on a day-to-day basis, or doing something as simple as using compostable or biodegradable poop bags for our fury friends, it all counts and we are here to help you!
We at Nature's Ki are proud to offer a wide range of eco-friendly poop bags brought to you by The Original Poop Bags®. Made from a mixture of corn, mater-bi and other renewable products, with no chemical additives to enhance decomposition, all bags will decompose and degrade naturally.
Not only that, when you purchase a qualifying product from The Original Poop Bags® 5% of the money you pay is donated to the Jane Goodall Institute through our YOU BUY, WE DONATE® initiative.
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What is the difference between biobased/biodegradable poop bags and compostable poop bags?
Both types of bags will degrade naturally but these are the main differences...
💩 100% Compostable.
💩 Made from plant fibres, vegetable oils and starch.
💩 Bags turn into Carbon Dioxide and Water at the end of their life cycle.
💩 Are made with a minimum of 38% plant material.
💩 Degrade slightly slower than 100% Compostable products.
💩 Help reduce environmental impact & health related issues.
No matter which bags you choose from The Original Poop Bags® range, you can rest assured that you're helping save the Earth, one poop at a time!
* Facts and figures are not our own and were taken from www.poopbags.com/eco-friendly-facts/ and www.recycle.co.nz/problemsize.php *