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16 april 2024

Sustainable Choice: Compostable or Recycled Poop Bags?

In the world of pets and their owners, sustainability is a growing concern, especially when it comes to the products we use daily, like poop bags. But which option is actually better: compostable poop bags or recycled poop bags? Let's delve deeper into this question.

Compostable Poop Bags: Natural and Environmentally Friendly

Compostable poop bags are becoming increasingly popular due to their natural decomposition process. They are made from renewable plant-based materials such as corn starch and can break down into compost under the right conditions. This means they can be returned to nature at the end of their lifespan without leaving harmful residues behind.

An important advantage of compostable poop bags is that they contribute to reducing the waste pile and avoiding the use of non-renewable resources. They fit well into a circular economy, where materials are reused, and minimal waste is produced.

Recycled Poop Bags: A Step Towards Waste Reduction

Recycled poop bags are made from materials that have already been used, such as recycled plastic. By recycling these materials and turning them into new products, the demand for new resources is reduced, and waste is minimized.

Choosing the Right Poop Bag: Factors to Consider

When choosing between compostable and recycled poop bags, there are several factors to consider. Firstly, it's important to look at the lifecycle of the bag: from raw material extraction to production, use, and eventual decomposition.

Compostable poop bags score high in terms of naturalness and minimizing environmental impacts, especially if, like the Beco compostable poop bags, they are certified according to recognized standards such as the European standard EN 13432. Beco compostable poop bags are made from corn starch and PBAT (a biodegradable type of polymer). They will break down within 6 months in your own home composting system, leaving no trace behind. It's important to mention; this compost is only intended to feed non-edible plants, this compost is not suitable for fruit trees, vegetables, or herb plants.

Despite compostable poop bags being environmentally friendly, recycled poop bags may still be a better option in areas where recycling infrastructure is well developed. By using recycled materials, the demand for new resources is reduced.

Choosing between compostable and recycled poop bags is not a simple decision and depends on various factors, including the available waste processing infrastructure and personal values regarding sustainability.

A Personal Choice

Most importantly, we need to become aware of the impact of our choices and strive for a more sustainable future. Whether it's using compostable poop bags, recycled poop bags, or other sustainable alternatives, every small step contributes to a larger change.

Let's work together towards a world where our consumption patterns are in harmony with the planet, so that future generations can enjoy a healthy and thriving Earth.

Available at Warmako

The sustainable Beco Poop Bags are available at Warmako in three different types: Unscented, Scented, and Compostable, and in various designs; with handles or on rolls. The cardboard core and cardboard packaging of the poop bags are entirely made from recycled material and are also 100% recyclable.

Order Easily Online

Warmako helps you choose the right range so that customers can make a sustainable choice. Order easily online or contact us via [email protected] or 010 311 8400. Prefer direct contact with your representative? Use the contact details below.


Tim van Westerveld
T: +31 (0)6 13556661
E: [email protected]

Denny Vermulm
T: +31 (0)6 57122445
E: [email protected]

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