Another Compost Experiment

Remember that test I did with the supposedly compostable drinking glass from Pizzeria Pagliacci's a couple years ago? Well, I ran across another product making the "compostable" claim, only this time to a greater degree (to see the info, go here and then click "compostable packaging"*). Call me a skeptic if you want, but I just had to try it.

It turns out that the timing is such that the Sun Chips bag is the first item in this year's bin, having just emptied the now well composted soil into the gardens. This means maximum compost time, pressure, and heat. I'll check on it in 12 weeks or so, maybe a little longer to allow for enough other food stuff to really get the party started. Then I will report back.

This is skeptical environmental consumer lookout guy signing off.
Wednesday May 5 2010File under: environment

Toggle Comments (5)comment?
on Wed 05th May, 2010 04:24 pm PDT gretchen said:
they do say it is going to take at least 14 weeks...but i'm going to stand by what i said in the last prediction, won't get hot enough in a-train. but i could be wrong. on another note, how freaking annoying are those bags? soooo loud!
on Wed 05th May, 2010 11:22 pm PDT per said:
If I remember correctly, Hammer pants produced twice as much noise, but you still rocked em tough. ohhh!
on Thu 06th May, 2010 07:45 am PDT katie b. said:
awesome! i can't wait to see the results. i'm thinking that bag will look the exact same, with a little dirt here and there.
on Sat 08th May, 2010 03:40 pm PDT Sean said:
Ohhh! Ohhh-ohhh! Ohhh! STOP. Hammer time
on Tue 11th May, 2010 03:48 pm PDT mindi said:
What ever happened to that cup?

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