Biodegradable

How To Get Rid Of Non Biodegradable Waste

How To Get Rid Of Non Biodegradable Waste

With the constant onslaught of new terms invented both to describe environmental problems and solutions and to market products to those concerned about the environment, it is challenging to navigate the proper waste management channels for different products.  Fortunately, with a bit of research, you can learn enough about these terms and issues to make […]

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Is It Littering If It's Biodegradable?

Is It Littering If It’s Biodegradable?

The specifics of littering, including legalities, what constitutes littering exactly, and why it is a significant problem, are all a bit vague to many people.  Littering has only become a significant cause for concern in the past 50 years and is due primarily to the plastics industry.  However, biodegradable waste such as food or paper […]

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Is Metal Biodegradable?

Is Metal Biodegradable?

As the world starts caring more and more about taking care of the Earth, a common question that comes up is whether or not certain materials are biodegradable or not.  One of the most commonly asked about materials is metal.  Metal is a part of so many different objects these days, but what happens to […]

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Are Biodegradable Bags Better Than Plastic?

Are Biodegradable Bags Better Than Plastic?

It seems as though new products advertising their eco-friendliness and biodegradability are hitting the shelves every day anymore.  Unfortunately, it’s difficult to differentiate between genuinely green products and products that are simply hard-selling to those who care about the environment but are uninformed.  If you’re asking questions such as, “Are biodegradable bags better than plastic?” […]

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Does Biodegradable Waste Cause Pollution?

Does Biodegradable Waste Cause Pollution?

We generate and discard plenty of wastes like fruits and vegetable remains, tea leaves, and more. Bacteria and other microorganisms often decompose these substances.  Hence, the term biodegradable. So, does biodegradable waste cause pollution? The answer is NO. Biodegradable waste can easily break down into simpler organic matter by microorganisms. The process is natural and […]

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Is Masking Tape Biodegradable?

Is Masking Tape Biodegradable?

The tape has always been one of the essential household materials we should have because of its usefulness for many different purposes.  But the problem with tape is that most of them are made of plastic and can be very difficult to degrade, especially when you throw them out.  Here comes masking tape, which is […]

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Does Biodegradable Mean Environmentally Safe?

Does Biodegradable Mean Environmentally Safe?

Biodegradable products are often marketed as being better for the environment. Is that true, though?  Does biodegradable really mean that the product is going to have a limited impact on the environment?  Let’s take a look. What Are Biodegradable Products? Biodegradable products are, mostly, made of plant matter i.e. something that can break down easily.  […]

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Does Biodegradable Mean Flushable?

Does Biodegradable Mean Flushable?

Biodegradable does not mean flushable, but many consumers are unaware of the difference. When you flush a biodegradable wipe, you run the risk of damaging our sewer system because they will not break down. It is never a good idea to flush single-use wipes down the drain. The clogs caused by biodegradable wipes can end […]

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Is Biodegradable Better Than Compostable?

Is Biodegradable Better Than Compostable?

Biodegradable and compostable products are just two examples of our widespread efforts to cut down on our eco-footprint while also attempting to address our overfilled landfills.  Both biodegradables and compostables provide some environmental relief; however, they can have negative environmental impacts of their own.  This is especially true if ideal conditions for the two processes […]

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Is Latex Biodegradable?

Is Latex Biodegradable? All you need to know

Latex-made products are part of our existence.  Our daily lives.  But do you understand its impact on the environment? Is it biodegradable? This post discusses all you need to know about the environmentalism of latex.  What Is Latex? While latex may look like a recent invention, this gift of nature has been around for centuries.  […]

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