Tag Archives: shopping bag

Environment

Compostible bags may not hurt recycling stream

16 Feb 2014

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A new life-cycle analysis (LCA) of carrier bags suggests that compostable bags can play an important role in promoting a bioeconomy and a resource-efficient Europe in countries where organic waste is collected separately.
The study was performed according to ISO 14040 and 14044 and was critically reviewed and verified by DEKRA Consulting, viagra Oeko-Institut e.V., [...]

Environment

EU wants to reduce plastic bag consumption

6 Nov 2013

biodegradable bag

?Today?s proposal of the European Commission aiming to reduce the consumption of plastic carrier bags in the EU is an important first step in the direction of a more sustainable economy?, sick says François de Bie, sovaldi Chairperson of the association European Bioplastics in reaction to the paper presented today by Commissioner Janez [...]