Home compost or Industrial compost certified shopping bags? What to choose in Canada?

So, there are currently 2 types of compost standards available for the checkout shopping bags: industrial and home.  Which one is better? Let`s try to answer this question. Biodegradable products institute (BPI) organization that does certify products for industrial compost in North America gives a good explanation of composting – https://bpiworld.org/BPI-Composting. For all products withContinue reading “Home compost or Industrial compost certified shopping bags? What to choose in Canada?”

What does the ”OK compost HOME” certification mean?

The best way to answer this question would be to look at the information provided by TUV Austria, the organization that does that certification. OK compost HOME Owing to the comparatively smaller volume of waste involved, the temperature in a garden compost heap is clearly lower and less constant than in an industrial composting environment.Continue reading “What does the ”OK compost HOME” certification mean?”

Compost standards and certifications

We understand that sometimes it might be really confusing with all that composting standards, certifications, certifying organizations. Hopefully the chart below will help you to see the difference between home composting and industrial composting standards and the main certifying bodies. Certifications Industiral compost Home compost Product compost requirements Requires commercial compost facility Occurs at theContinue reading “Compost standards and certifications”