If you've ever gone on the neverending search for green cleaning products, you've probably noticed an abundance of biodegradable and compostable container options. The terms "compostable" and "biodegradable" are used all the time, but what do they actually mean?
Alexandra Bede, Senior Manager of Sustainability at Grove, says "Buzzwords about recycling and composting can cause consumer confusion and are a major driver of our waste problem. If left unaddressed, it can threaten our environmental progress."
Since you care about making planet-conscious decisions, it's important to understand what these words mean… and don't mean. Learn more about the differences between compostable and biodegradable items so you can make an informed decision the next time you shop.