5 Must-Know Benefits of Earth-Friendly Pickup Bags
Over 500 million plastic poop bags are used annually! Plus, one of the trickiest things to replace with something more planet-friendly are small plastic bags, particularly if you’re a dog owner and need something for picking up after your pet multiple times every day. The answer? Our sustainable pickup bags.
Read on to find out why our earth-friendly pickup bags are so beneficial!
1. They are biodegradable
Our pickup bags are biodegradable and made from corn and plant starches, which means they will break down quickly and easily and not leave behind microplastics or harmful dyes.
2. You only need one!
How many times have you used a thin plastic pickup bag only to find your hand smells (yuck!) or the plastic rips, and so you have to use two. Our bags are stronger than most plastic pickup bags out there, despite being made out of natural starches! Better still, if you do need two, such as for a large dog or when cleaning out a kitty litter box, you won’t feel guilty about it!
3. You can use them for anything!
While these biodegradable bags are made for pet poop, there’s no reason you can’t use them for other waste. For example, they can be used for throwing away food scraps when they don’t have space for a composter.
4. The environmental benefits go beyond the bags
Each purchase of our pickup bags funds the removal of ten pieces of plastic from the ocean, making it doubly beneficial for the planet! Our delivery process is carbon-neutral, too, so you can feel great about every order.
5. No more microplastics
Plastic never fully decomposes, instead, it breaks down into smaller and smaller pieces, called microplastics. Microplastics can be found everywhere – from the peaks of mountaintops to our waterways, and our drinking water. Since our biodegradable pickup bags are made using plant starches, no microplastics will be produced.
A warning on greenwashing
Our eco-friendly pickup bags are made from plant starches, so they won’t harm the earth when they break down. However, many companies say their bags are biodegradable even when they’re made out of a form of plastic that will take decades or even hundreds of years to decompose.
Whether you buy our bags or not, make sure you do your due diligence and look for options made from organic materials!
If you are looking for a more sustainable alternative to your average pickup bags, try our Earth-friendly pickup bags. They’re made from corn and plant starches, making them an excellent option for those who want to cut down on their everyday plastic use. If you’re ready to make other eco-friendly swaps in your life, our store contains everything you need to turn your everyday environmentally friendly.