How can I make disposables in my operation more sustainable?
There are a couple of steps you can take immediately to improve the sustainability of your disposables:
Composting is the best way to reduce the impact of disposables. To provide the best results, make sure to use a certified composting facility that accepts disposables.
Use Products Made from Bio-Based Material
Bio-based material is another way to move away from non-renewable resources like petroleum-based plastics. The USDA Biobased certification labels products that meet a certain amount of plant based material.
Use Products Made From Sustainable Forest Products
To make sure paper based products are sustainable, the certifications below require certain specification for the sustainable management of forest resources.