Single-use items that are called 'compostable' aren't necessarily good for the environment. So is compostable plastic a lie?
Some of these products can actually be toxic. Some have a higher environmental impact than the non-compostable equivalent. And compostable plastic can't be recycled.
You can't say that all compostable packaging is good OR bad. But using them could create a whole new host of problems without solving the initial problem of ocean plastic pollution. This video "One Small Step - Why Composting Sites Are Banning Compostable Plastics", first appeared on https://nowthisnews.com.