During our daily purchasing life, we need to think about the products we’re buying and ask ourselves: How did it get to the shelf? What did it do to the environment to get there? Where will it go when I’m done with it?
In an active commercial compost, World Centric® products break down in 180 days.*
A compendium of posts addressing social and sustainability issues, whether from a personal or global perspective.
Canada's Single-Use Plastics Ban
In October 2020, the Government of Canada released a Science assessment of plastic pollution, noting that plastic was polluting rivers, lakes and oceans as well as harming wildlife and generating microplastics in drinking water sources. Moving quickly, they then proposed a goal of zero plastic waste by 2030 and the Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) passed a federal single-use plastics ban to help achieve that goal.
The new report put out by BPI and the Closed Loop Partners Center for the Circular Economy aims to inform on the effectiveness of compostable labeling in the marketplace. However, upon a close inspection of the study, many biases and lack of scientific protocol are apparent which render the study inconclusive in our opinion.