UK’s Co-op to ditch single-use plastic bags for biodegradable bags

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A popular supermarket chain in the UK is taking a step towards bettering the environment by putting a stop to plastic waste. Co-op just announced plans to use compostable carrier bags that double as biodegradable waste bags in all of its stores. The new bags will replace the old plastic carriers, which were only single-use and non-biodegradable.

Co-op is introducing the eco-friendly bags over the next few weeks. Stores in England, Wales and Scotland will receive the bags first, followed by outlets… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building



This company makes leggings with biodegradable, compostable fabric

Have you ever heard the words ‘biodegradable’ and ‘compostable’ associated with activewear? Fitness company Aqua Vida offers leggings and shorts made with Amni Soul Eco fabric that is 100 percent recyclable and reusable – and in an anaerobic landfill or compost heap, will decompose in less than three years.

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Biodegradable Urns

Biodegradable Urns are an excellent choice for families that plan to scatter ashes over water or want a green burial option. Many of the urns that are designed for ash scattering ceremonies simplify the process and will gently break down after submerged in the water. Some families may want keepsakes or cremation jewelry to preserve a small amount of ashes or other small memento. See all the cremation memorials at www.urngarden.com

Burial at Sea – Biodegradable Urn Assembly and Placement

Instructions on how to Assemble a Journey Earth Biodegradable Urn and Place it in the sea

Biodegradable Coffins Made From Recycled Paper Pulp

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Even though Halloween is over, here is one super sustainable design solution that is bound to keep the green spirits happy for the rest of the year. Direct from Denmark, Bendt Stov recently launched DanCof, an innovative range of eco-coffins and urns that have been molded from biodegradable, long fiber recycled paper (PULP). Taking good habits beyond the grave, Bendt Stov’s innovative coffins will allow the environmentally conscious to carry their green credentials into the afterlife.

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