Compostables & Composting

How a Compostable Lifecycle Benefits the Planet

How a Compostable Lifecycle Benefits the Planet

We all know that plastic pollution is a huge problem facing not only our planet but our society as well. ... read more

Join Mother Nature and UrthPact in the Season of Change

Join Mother Nature and UrthPact in the Season of Change

Fall is definitely one of the most unique seasons (there’s only four, but we’d still say fall pretty is ... read more

How Different Methods of Compost Benefit a Sustainable Future

How Different Methods of Compost Benefit a Sustainable Future

There’s more to compost than meets the eye. Many people think of compost as just dumping your veggie ... read more

Industrial Composting: What Is It and How Does It Work?

Industrial Composting: What Is It and How Does It Work?

As 2020 continues on, plastic pollution continues to be a major problem for our planet. And the more that read more

Compost 101: The What, The How, and The Why

Compost 101: The What, The How, and The Why

What is compost? We’ve been hearing that word a lot recently in the bioplastic industry, as compostable ... read more

10 Reasons Why Composting Is Better Than Recycling

10 Reasons Why Composting Is Better Than Recycling

Up until recently, recycling has been a great method of addressing plastic pollution in our society. It ... read more

Relying on Recycling vs. Bringing on the Bioplastic – The Best Solution for America’s Plastic Pollution Problem

Relying on Recycling vs. Bringing on the Bioplastic – The Best Solution for America’s Plastic Pollution Problem

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle. The 3 R’s. Basically the everyday American’s system for living a “greener” ... read more

The Home Compostable Revolution for Single-Use Products

The Home Compostable Revolution for Single-Use Products

Last week’s 50th Anniversary celebration of Earth Day could not have come at a better time. As we ... read more

Industrial Composting: What It Is and How It Works

Industrial Composting: What It Is and How It Works

The world is awash in traditional, petroleum-based plastics that are choking our waterways and filling up read more

5 Popular Plastic Products That Should be Converted to Compostable Bioplastics Now!

5 Popular Plastic Products That Should be Converted to Compostable Bioplastics Now!

There is no question that plastic products offer many short-term advantages to consumers around the world read more

Plastic Makers Facing New Regulations Around Circular Economy

Plastic Makers Facing New Regulations Around Circular Economy

As recycling initiatives pick up steam nationwide and increasing numbers of states and communities ... read more

A Look at Home Composting in Winter

A Look at Home Composting in Winter

Last October, Urthpact CEO Paul Boudreau sent his leadership team to Green Mountain Compost in Vermont to read more

RESOURCES

What is Compost

What is Compost

Top 10 Reasons Why Compost is Better than Recycling

Top 10 Reasons Why Compost is Better than Recycling

The Material Single-Use Plastics Problem

The Material Single-Use Plastics Problem

Straws Type Good-Better-Best

Straws Type Good-Better-Best

Setup a Compost Pile

Setup a Compost Pile

Recycling vs. Landfilling by the Numbers

Recycling vs. Landfilling by the Numbers

Old Carbon vs. New Carbon

Old Carbon vs. New Carbon

Material Breakdown Comparison

Material Breakdown Comparison

Lifespan of Compostables vs. Petro-Based

Lifespan of Compostables vs. Petro-Based

Lifecycle of Home Compostable Straw vs. Plastic Straw

Lifecycle of Home Compostable Straw vs. Plastic Straw

Jobs in Landfilling vs. in Composting

Jobs in Landfilling vs. in Composting

How Leaves Break Down

How Leaves Break Down

How Compostables Contribute to Sustainability Goals

How Compostables Contribute to Sustainability Goals

Home Compostable vs. Industrial Compostable

Home Compostable vs. Industrial Compostable

Defining Compostable & Biodegradable

Defining Compostable & Biodegradable