Garbage Bags for your business or home

The choices of garbage bags on the market today is enormous, however the majority of these will not break down in our landfill for many, many decades, harming our environment.

In saying this if manufacturing garbage bags with and additive called EPI, this helps to increase the degrading process when it does reach our soil. Helping the environment instead of harming it.

These are sold in cartons of 2000 or 250 depending what sizing you get, below are links to the bags themselves for you to have a look at.

 

Questions

What is EPI?

EPI is the name of the Company who has pioneered the world’s leading practitioner of oxo-biodegradable technology . They have a registered trademark TDPA which stands for Totally Degradable Plastic Additive. If you wish to read more, please visit their website: http://www.epi-global.com/

How do I know what size garbage bag will fit my bin?

To start calculating the approximate garbage bag liner follow the procedure below. Liner width = containers outer circumference ÷ 2. Liner length = container height '+ overhang = 8cm '+½ the diameter = Here is a link to a site where you can enter the circumference or diameter and it will work out the other calculation for you. http://math.about.com/library/blcirclecalculator.htm Alternatively if you only know the diameter and want to work out the circumference then: Circumference = (Pi) 3.14 x the diameter If you only know the circumference and want to work out the diameter then: Diameter = Circumference ÷ 3.14

What sort of shelf life can I expect from products that have the TPDA included in their manufacture?

Generally speaking products that have this additive will only have a shelf life of approximately 1½ to 2 years. This is not a feasible option if you are holding this type of bag for longer as it will begin to degrade.

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