If You Care Certified Compostable Food Waste Bags

If You Care Certified Compostable Food Waste Bags

If You Care Certified Compostable Food Waste Bags

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If You Care FSC Certified Gallon Compostable Food Waste Bags

Polyethylene free If You Care Certified Compostable Food Waste Bags have been made from potato starch from non-GMO starch potatoes blended with a certified, fully compostable polymer. No plasticizers are added.

  • Non-GMO
  • Cruelty free.
  • Does not contain plasticizers.
  • Completely polyethylene free.
  • Stronger than bags made from corn starch.
  • Made from from starch potatoes (which are not grown as a food source) that are blended with a certified, fully compostable polymer.

Why are these Food Waste Bags made from potato starch?

Potato starch is a mixture of a linear (amylose) and a branched (amylopectin) polymer of glucose. It has a higher percentage of amylopectin (which gives starch its structural integrity) than either corn or wheat starch, making If You Care Certified Compostable Food Waste Bags stronger than bags made from corn starch. In addition, to produce the same amount of starch from potatoes as from corn requires 40% less land. Corn which requires more water too, but potatoes require no irrigation, and need only normal rainfall.

Why are these Food Waste Bags made from potato starch?

Potato starch is a mixture of a linear (amylose) and a branched (amylopectin) polymer of glucose. It has a higher percentage of amylopectin (which gives starch its structural integrity) than either corn or wheat starch, making If You Care Certified Compostable Food Waste Bags stronger than bags made from corn starch. In addition, to produce the same amount of starch from potatoes as from corn requires 40% less land. Corn which requires more water too, but potatoes require no irrigation, and need only normal rainfall.

Directions of Use

If You Care Certified Compostable Food Waste Bags are perfect for collecting food scraps and food waste for kitchen.

Ingredients

Made from 100% GMO free potato starch and a fully compostable polymer.

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