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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

  • # What is biodegradation?
    Biodegradation is the process by which organic substances are decomposed by micro-organisms (mainly aerobic bacteria) into simpler substances such as carbon dioxide, water and ammonia.
  • # How long do the Earthnet bags take to biodegrade?
  • While traditional Plastics products may take up to thousand years to degrade, Earthnest bags biodegrade within 3-6 months depending on where it is being disposed of.
  • #Are oxo-fragmentable plastic bags the same as biodegradable bags?
  • Oxo-fragmentable bags are different from Earthnest biodegradable bags. Oxo-fragmentable plastic bags will only break down into smaller pieces over time but will not biodegrade or compost likewise; whereas Earthnest Bio Bags completely breakdown through biodegradation and turn to compost or manure that can be mixed with soil to promote plant growth.
  • #Where can we use the bags?
  • Earthnest Bio Bags have widespread usage. We can use these bags in almost every avenue where plastic bags are being used.
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    • 1.Super Markets
    • 2.Waste Disposal
    • 3.Food services
    • 4.Agriculture/horticulture
    • 5.Consumer 6.electronics
    • 7.Automotive
    • 8.Consumer goods & household appliances
    • 9.Industrial Sector
    • 10.Any sector to replace plastic packaging
  • #Are these Bio bags more expensive than conventional plastic bags?
  • The cost of production of Earthnest Bio Bags is similar to the conventional plastic Bags.
  • #Are these Bio bags stronger than conventional plastic bags?
  • Yes, much stronger than conventional plastic bags. Please refer to ‘The Solution’ page on the website.
  • #If these bags are soluble in water, will they dissolve in the rain?
  • No. Earthnest Bio Bags are soluble only in boiling water (> 80 Degree Celsius)so they will not dissolve in the rain.
  • #If these bags dissolve in water are they harmful to nature?
  • No, they are not. They are completely anti-toxic and will not harm the animals or the environment.
  • #What are these Earthnest bags made of?
  • They are primarily made of vegetable starch like tapioca, corn etc along with some other natural extracts and resins and DO NOT contain polyethylene or polypropylene.
  • #How and where do we buy the bags?
  • Bio Bags can be ordered through our website contact www.earthnest.life or channel partners across geographies.
  • #What are the colours used in the bags?
  • The colours used are natural dyes and are also antitoxic and environment-friendly. Biobags are 100% safely recyclable with no dangerous by-products.