A few weeks ago we made an Instagram post outlining the differences between something being compostable and being biodegradable, with our packaging being compostable we want to go into more depth in the difference between compostable and biodegradable.
With the returns of schools, collages, universities and offices comes the panic for the new terms stationary. Being big on stationary myself, it becomes hard to source more sustainable options with the stationary giants dominating the market. Most may be not know plastic free pens etc in the current market, below I have listed some plastic free stationary necessities to help further our plastic free journey.
It is argued that bioplastics are a form of green washing as they are used of large companies in order to portray themselves as more environmentally friendly. It is important to consider what a company considers to be sustainable or environmentally friendly, as it may differ from yours.
Plastic is a strong, cheap and very versatile material. Unfortunately the majority of plastic waste does not get reused or recycled and experts believe that it's only used once before being discarded. Single use plastic includes plastic shampoo bottles, plastic water bottles, grocery bags, food packaging and the list can continue.