It’s a sad truth that millions of tons of single-use gloves, plastic bags and other non-compostable items end up in landfill every year. At Because We Care, we aim to reduce this unsustainable and ecologically damaging practice with our tried and tested range of compostable and biodegradable home products, including biodegradable garbage bags, biodegradable kitchen gloves and reusable grocery bags. Our items are plastic-free, hygienic, non-toxic and can be reclaimed by the earth after use, making them a better choice for the environment. From gloves and kitchen bags for food service and preparation to biodegradable garden bags for avid gardeners, we stock a diverse range of eco-friendly options for the home.
Gloves, Garden Bags & More
Reduce your carbon footprint with our range of gloves and biodegradable trash bags. Internationally certified to be compostable in both home and industrial facilities, our products can be easily disposed of after use and returned to the earth along with your organic garden waste.
Gloves – Our biodegradable kitchen gloves are useful for home cooking, food service companies, commercial kitchens, and the catering industry. They can be safely composted along with organic waste and are verified to degrade quickly without harming the environment. They’re available in a range of sizes and can be customised to suit your specific requirements.
Bags – Our biodegradable kitchen bags and garden bags are completely plant-based and allow for easy collection and disposal of garden or food waste. Made from corn starch resin, they’re certified to be compostable in a home or industrial facility. Bags can be made to your required specifications and custom branded with eco-friendly soy-based ink.
Your One-Stop Shop for Home Compostable Products
Find out how we can support your environmental goals. To learn more about our compostable solutions, including biodegradable garbage bags, gloves and more, call us on (03) 8851 6100, send us an email or fill out our online contact form.
Frequently Asked Questions
Are biodegradable bags worth it?
The effectiveness of biodegradable bags depends on the specific type of biodegradable material, its intended use, and the environmental impact of its production and disposal. In most cases, biodegradable bags are a worthwhile alternative to traditional plastic bags as they, help reduce the amount of waste in landfills.
Is there such a thing as biodegradable trash bags?
Yes, biodegradable trash bags are available from Because We Care as an alternative to traditional plastic rubbish bags Our bags are plant-based and designed to be compostable when disposed of correctly in a suitable home or industrial facility.
What is the difference between biodegradable and compostable trash bags?
Biodegradable and compostable trash bags are both types of bags that are designed to break down in organic environments. The difference between the two is that biodegradable bags break down naturally with time, however compostable bags have been certified under strict testing to make sure they decompose completely without leaving any harmful residue behind.
How long does it take for biodegradable trash bags to decompose?
This can vary depending on the material the bags are made from, the environment they’re disposed in, and the amount of heat and moisture present. It can take between several months to a few years for biodegradable trash bags to break down completely.
Are biodegradable bags better than plastic?
Biodegradable bags are a superior eco-friendly choice compared to plastic bags. They decompose within months or years, while plastic bags take hundreds of years to break down.