Compostable defines a product that is capable of decomposing into natural elements, leaving no toxicity in the soil. If a material is considered compostable, controlled composting process should transform it into organic matter within 3 months, while under normal conditions this takes 1 to 2 years.
Australian standards compostable certification determines the compostability of a product and the effect it has on the quality of the resulting compost.
Every product, even if made of the same materials, have quite different chemical, physical and biological properties consequently performing differently in a soil.
If you cannot source compostable products with Australian Certification, then European and North American standards are accepted at our commercial composting facility.
United States Standard
Standard Australia click here
SAI Global click here
Posted 26 July 2018