Universal Certification Remains Elusive Over 'Compostable" Label

May 2013
Solid Waste Report;5/10/2013, Vol. 44 Issue 8, p3
The article reports on the lack of understanding of consumers for compostable label despite the increasing market for compostable products in the U.S. in 2013. It mentions that consumers are confused about the appropriate use and meaning of the term "compostable." According to the author, the confusion was probably caused by the absence of a federally mandated certification process for the products.


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