Compostable MC White Labels are BPI Certified
Our commitment to sustainability is the driving force behind everything we do.
We work hard to bring you the most sustainable compostable packaging products and labels available. Our aim has always been to create a sustainable solution for packaging, and to ensure that our packaging is compostable in real-life facilities.
Over the years we have invested heavily in lab testing, field testing at compost facilities, and designing our products with both customers and composters in mind.
That is why we are proud to announce that our Compostable MC White Labels are now BPI Certified.
What is BPI Certification?
“BPI is a science-driven organization that supports a shift to the circular economy by promoting the production, use, and appropriate end of lives for materials and products that are designed to fully biodegrade in specific biologically active environments.”
By using a scientific process, BPI officially certifies compostable products that meet ASTM D6400 and ASTM D6868 standards for compostability. BPI Certification proves that a material will compost in a composting facility, leaving behind no toxic residue or microplastics.
Why is Compostability Certification Important?
BPI provides a certification that is recognised by composters and consumers.
The clear labeling of compostable products is important to our mission - For compostable packaging to be effective at fighting climate change, it must be composted! This requires that we work together to improve the labeling of compostable products, fight back against misleading claims, and ensure that compostable products reach the compost facility as intended.
While all of our label materials meet FTC composting standards, we decided to put our most popular material through the process of BPI certification first. Our other materials are in the process of also being certified by BPI.
Reduce Compost Contamination
Compostable labels and stickers provide a clear path to diverting food scraps away from landfills, while reducing compost contamination. Plastic labels can end up mixed in with organic waste - a problem that is costly for composters and reduces the quality of the resulting compost.
Using compostable labels on compostable food service containers (or as produce stickers) eliminates contamination. It allows consumers to place food scraps and compostable packaging in the compost bin together.
Composting for the Health of our Planet
BPI certification supports our ongoing work with the US Composting Council, the Compost Manufacturing Alliance, Cedar Grove Compost, and individual composters. We appreciate that each of these organizations and businesses are proponents of the importance of field testing and lab results.
With our focus on helping to create mainstream access to composting, we aim to accomplish:
- Diversion of organic waste
- Climate change reversal
- Nutrient rich compost to improve soil
We are all stakeholders in sustainability and the health of our planet. From suppliers to sustainable brands, consumers to composters. The work we do in creating compostable packaging solutions must support the success of current and future composting systems.