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Ask Charlie | December 30, 2008

Q: Can compostable plastic bags go in our food and yard waste can?

A: Dear Milan,

Plastic bags are among the most ubiquitous of modern conveniences: cheap, light weight, water resistant, odor reducing. But did you know that traditional plastic bags can sit in the landfill for over 1,000 years before they decompose?


tags: composting  plastic  seattle  shoreline 

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