European Parliament Supports Carrier Bag Reduction

European Parliament Supports Carrier Bag Reduction

Berlin, April 16, 2014 – Today, the European Parliament adopted a report to demonstrate its support for decisive action to reduce the consumption of lightweight plastic carrier bags in Europe. The Parliament’s report exempts very lightweight plastic carrier bags (below 10 micron thickness) from the scope of any measures. The report further requires their replacement […]

KFC Selects Compostable Bags

KFC Selects Compostable Bags

KFC (Kentucky Fried Chicken) chooses compostable bags manufactured by Cardia Bioplastics to replace plastic bags, which were banned by the South Australian Government in May 2009. Monday 01 February 2010 KFC selected Cardia’s compostable bags following comprehensive in store trials that were completed in 2009 with first commercial orders received. The new bags meet Australian […]

Houston Mandates Compostable Bags

Houston Mandates Compostable Bags

Starting April 5th, citizens of Houston, Texas who want their yard trimmings picked up by the city must use compostable bags.  On Sept. 2, 2009, the City Council approved an ordinance that requires residents to use compostable bags for City collection of green organic material. The ordinance is intended to reduce the amount of yard […]