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Biodegradable poo bags

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Bisbow, Mar 11, 2017.

  1. Bisbow

    Bisbow PetForums VIP

    Feb 20, 2012
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    I needed to replenish the poo bags in my jacket pocket so went into the drawer with a big box of biodegradable bags in it
    Opened up the box and they had biodegraded, thousands of little bits of green plastic everywhere, what a mess

    They must have been in the drawer for yonks, just as well we had other poo bags as well
    At least we know that they do biodegrade as the box states
    MontyMaude and Siskin like this.
  2. Catharinem

    Catharinem PetForums VIP

    Dec 17, 2014
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    So do Tesco bags if left long enough. I've always been wary of what is biodegradable ( which to me means turning back into natural molecules which can be utilised by nature), and what should really be called "biodisintetgration" which is my own word (at least never heard it) for things which disintegrate under natural conditions, but still exist. We hear all about plastic microbeads in the oceans, hope there aren't plastic microshards in our soils.
    samuelsmiles likes this.
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