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Onya Certified Compostable Bin Liners

Onya Certified Compostable Bin Liners

$6.95

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Features

  • Each roll includes 25 compostable bin bags
  • 100% GMO free renewable plant based compostable bags
  • Palm oil free
  • Superior puncture and tear resistance
  • Available in 4 sizes (8L, 30L, 36L, 60L)
  • 8L measures 35.5cm long x 41cm wide/14in long x 16in wide
  • 30L measures 57cm long x 51cm wide/22in long x 20in wide
  • 36L measures 65cm long x 56cm wide/25.5in long x 22in wide
  • 60L measures 80cm long x 65cm wide/31in long x 25.5in wide
  • 100% Certified Compostable to Australian, US, European and Japanese standards
  • Deemed “worm safe” with no micro-plastics residue left behind
  • Free from sulphates, petrochemicals, and parabens

Description

Varying Compostable Bag Bin SizesDue to overwhelming requests from our customers, we are pleased to be able to offer you our full range of certified compostable bin liners.

While our first preference is composting your wet waste if possible cutting out the need for bin liners at all, we understand that each household is different and opting for no bin liner may not work for you.

When it comes to disposable bin bags, there can be a lot of mis-information out there and as this sector is rapidly developing, it can be hard to know what to look for in a bin liner.

Through our contacts in the industry and our thorough research, we believe that our bin liners meet the highest standards of environmental responsibility available on the market at this time. Our research of course is ongoing and as new information comes to light on this subject, you can be assured that we will always aim to offer our customers the most sustainable choice we can.

What makes our Compostable Bin Liners so good?

Unlike some other bags on the market, our bags are CERTIFIED compostable to Australian, European, USA & Japanese standards, which means they have been independently assessed to break down to virtually undetectable levels in the soil and are deemed “worm safe” with no micro plastic residues left behind.

Our bin bags are available in 4 sizes (8L, 30L, 36L and 60L) and are made from 100% GMO free renewable plants and are free from any plastic additives such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene, Polystyrene & PVC.

Our compostable bin liners are certified compostable in industrial composting facilities. As industrial composting facilities operate hot composts of between 50c-60c, our bags will break down within around 12 weeks. Our bags will of course break down over a longer period of time in general waste facilities, however due to the lack of necessary microbes found in these facilities it can take 6-12 months or more for the bags to break down to their natural cellulose beginnings.

Our bags are also certified “home compostable” and can be used in this manner, but like a general waste facility will simply take longer to break down if not hot composted.

IMPORTANT NOTES FOR USE: As our liners are compostable, unlike traditional single use plastic bin bags, it is important they are used ideally within 3-6 months of purchase and kept in a cool dark space, otherwise they may start to break down.

Compostable bin liners need to be treated slightly differently to traditional plastic bin liners as the material they are made from is designed to break down easier than plastic – which is a good thing, however, this may mean that if placing wet waste in your bin bags you need to empty your bin more frequently as if moisture is added, the composting process may begin and could lead to spills or splitting when emptying your bin on a weekly basis.

If possible, wrapping your wet waste in old newspaper first may help increase the life of your bag by preventing moisture from building up.

Sizing Guide:

Although bin bags have a litre capacity mentioned, this does not necessarily match the exact litre size of your bin. Due to the gusseted bottom in the bag, the bags lose a little height when in the bin, so we recommend the following:

8L/2.1 Gallon Liner – 5-6 Litre/1.5 Gallon capacity bins

 

Bin shapes can vary, but the bags do fit most bin types if matched to bin sizing mentioned above.

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