by Rich Cohen
Compostable Labels Are Absolutely Necessary For All Compostable Packaging.
In the past it had been a challenge to find compostable labels. This meant that compostable packaging was often ‘contaminated’ with conventional, non-compostable labels. The combination of natural and conventional materials had unintentional, yet disastrous consequences. If the end user tossed the packaging in with their compost, quite reasonably assuming that the packaging and label were both compostable, the compost process would be contaminated. That’s not what anyone wanted!
Packaging and Labels: Compostable Together