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How Companies Are Misleading Consumers About PLA Products: Why Natural Materials Like Silk and Compressed Vegetable Waste (Bagasse) Would Be Better

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How Companies Are Misleading Consumers About PLA Products: Why Natural Materials Like Silk and Compressed Vegetable Waste (Bagasse) Would Be Better

Many suppliers and then companies are offering 100% compostable products that are actually made from nylon, polyester and PLA. These products are sold as biodegradable bamboo charcoal floss or bamboo charcoal bristle toothbrushes, but do not be fooled. These products are not made from 100% bamboo fiber and contain around 70% (likely more) nylon or PLA. I found this out when searching suppliers for a biodegradable and compostable floss. These suppliers mislead companies, who then mislead their customers as they are sitting on likely 1000s of fake compostable products.  So, let's get into the PLA hype and why natural materials...

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