The Better Packaging Company does just what you think it should: makes plastic packaging that’s compostable in your own backyard. Starting with replacing those awful one-use plastic courier bags, the company now offers alternatives to plastic gloves, gift wrap, sticky labels and bags of all sorts and is exporting its plant-based products in Australia, Europe, China and the USA. But what does compostable mean? Is it the same as biodegradable? What happens when you don’t have a compost bin? And does plant-based plastic just replace one set of problems with another? Vincent is joined by co-founder of The Better Packaging Company, Kate Bezar. The company recently was named a finalist in the Sustainable Business Awards.
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