biodegrade

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break down naturally through the action of biological agents

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Under the new FTC rule, a product that completely biodegrades five years and one minute after disposal is not lawfully labeled "biodegradable" but one that completely biodegrades just one minute before is.
Normal nitrile gloves take decades, if not hundreds of years, to biodegrade and break down in landfill whereas the biodegradation rate of Green-DEX[TM] is far more rapid.
Plastics never biodegrade, so please think about how you dispose of your litter and reduce, reuse and recycle as much as possible," she said.
Some manufacturers say their products are photodegradable, which means that they will biodegrade when exposed to sunlight.
Our masterbatch fully biodegrades in home composts, commercial composts, buried in the ground or landfills, tilled into soil, or littered on land or sea," ECM's Sinclair claims.
We can grind it up and use it again as mulch or soil amendments as opposed to putting it in the landfill, where it never biodegrades.
D Collection Biodegrades in 20 Years as Opposed to the Industry Average of 1,000 Years
It quickly and completely biodegrades, and the blend of plant-based surfactants makes it an all-purpose cleaner great for hair, clothes, dishes or even dogs
PLA is derived from bacterial fermentation of cornstarch and biodegrades when composted.
The new gum biodegrades (rots away when exposed to the rain, sun, and wind) more easily than latex gum.
ASTM testing shows EcoPure biodegrades normal plastic products in a short period of time, relative to regular plastic products.
PBHB biodegrades both aerobically and anaerobically (e.
When informed that plastic is made from oil and that it never biodegrades, half of Americans indicated they would be willing to pay a premium for natural, biodegradable plastic.
It is less toxic than table salt and biodegrades as fast as sugar.
The new packaging poses substantially fewer risks to wildlife than polystyrene foam packaging because it biodegrades when exposed to moisture in nature, physically disintegrates in water when crushed or broken, and can be composted in a commercial facility, where available, or in your backyard.