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Did you know that every time you wash microfiber or polar fleece clothing, microplastics are released into the water and eventually into the Long Island Sound? Learn More!
What about items such as straws, bags and cups marketed as “compostable” or biodegradable?”
Unfortunately, items marketed as “compostable” or “biodegradable,” which are made from corn or other plant material, are not recyclable. They’re designed to be composted in special industrial composting facilities. To date, industrial facilities in Connecticut do not accept these types of items made from plants, also known as bioplastics; therefore, they must be discarded in the trash. The only truly compostable or biodegradable option is paper. Click here to read more.