BioBag Large Compostable Dog and Pet Waste Bags

There are several companies out there now that market compostable bags for pet waste
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BioBag is a world leader in providing bags and films for the collection of organic waste for the purpose of composting. Unlike regular plastic, BioBags can be consumed by micro-organisms that live in our soils. Because we use starches from renewable crops, our bags can be readily composted along with organic wasted in municipal composting facilities. BioBag isn't a large petroleum-based plastic bag company that now conveniently dabbles in the new business of compostable bags. We are a small, privately owned, company dedicated to only producing certified compostable bags and films. The resin we use is sourced from Italy, as there is no "compostable resin" supplier in North America that can guarantee a resin that is based on GMO free crops. The resin is then blown into compostable bags and films at our production facility in California.
NatureZway Compostable Pet Waste Bags – Vegan Cats Online Store
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These bags are not paper thin like other compostable bags. They are sturdy for your pet waste or food waste. They can be composted in your backyard compost pile and will fully compost under ideal conditions. Compostable Pet Waste Bags - Natural Home Brands
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So what does this all have to do with compostable dog waste bags? The State of California has been legislating lately against plastic bags, even those labeled biodegradable. In a few California communities, commercial composting sites have opened. An even fewer of those composting facilities are accepting dog waste. The purpose of compost bags is to become part of the compost pile because the bags are manufactured with products that would normally be included in the pile. And that is all well and good. But if you go back to some of the precautions mentioned above by the USDA, and given that there are so few composting facilities that actually accept dog waste, why use compostable bags? If your community does not have a composting facility that accepts dog waste then those waste filled compost bags presumably end up in a landfill and they will not degrade faster than bio-based bags because the conditions for compost degradation are not present in the landfill. In addition, the cost of these compost pet waste bags is very high. Although, in theory, it might make us feel better to collect dog waste with a compostable bag, the reality is that the bag is going to end up in the same place as a bio-based bag. In the rare instance that a community actually has a compost pile that accepts dog waste, you want to make sure that proper procedures were precisely followed, otherwise the ramifications could be serious to humans, and animals alike.If you trash your pet waste, what is the point of using compostable pick-up bags? Unless the waste and bag are returned to nature in some systematic way, compostable bags have no function. In a sealed landfill, organics – including compostable bags – do not degrade as they would if exposed to air, light, heat, moisture and hungry microorganisms. They simply emit methane as they mummify.BioBag® Pet Waste Bags come in standard size, large size and on a roll for easy portability. They are a great alternative to regular polyethylene plastic bags. BioBag Pet Waste Bags are made from a resin () derived from plants, vegetable oils and compostable polymers. BioBags are manufactured in the USA. Mater-Bi® is sourced from Italy. The bags are black to hide contents after use.Earth Rated COMP60 are compostable dog waste bags. These Earth-friendly bags break down at the same rate as an apple. Even the packaging and inner reel are 100 percent recycled, making them environmentally friendly and a great choice for Earth-conscious pet households. Available in packs of four reels with fifteen bags per reel, these are large, measuring 9 x 13 inches, and very strong. These leak-proof bags are a popular choice with dog walkers and fit into any standard dispenser.