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Janie BJanie B Posts: 865
Does anyone use this type of kitchen compost bin liners? And if so, is it ok to chuck them in the compost bins in the garden, or do they take too long to break down? 


  • Pete.8Pete.8 Posts: 9,974
    I don't, but was interested by your post.
    Amazon describe that it meets European standard for compostable packaging EN13432

    Having a look at what that is reveals- 
    'Packaging products that conform to the ‘compostable’ criteria of the relevant standard are suitable for composting (the tests simulate industrial scale composting conditions) and those that conform to it’s anaerobic digestion criteria are suitable for that method of organic recovery. '

    So not compostable at home I'd say

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  • Janie BJanie B Posts: 865
    Hmmm, thanks @Pete.8, doesn't surprise me tbh ... I guess I'll have to continue washing it out each time it's emptied!
  • Blue OnionBlue Onion Posts: 2,941
    I line mine with newspaper, and that makes it so much easier.  Just a quick rinse most of the time, unless I got way behind and it's moldy sludge at the bottom.  
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