Compostable film​

This category is primarily soiled compostable plastic bags from compost bins. This plastic is compostable in a commercial compost facility.

Reduction Potential: Low – Medium

Material Definition

Plastic wrappers for single service snacks including candy bar wrappers, chip bags, pretzel bags and gummy bags. Can be Mylar or LDPE-based.


Transition to bulk snack canteen service. Eliminate individually packaged snacks.

Additional pilots are being conducted.

Examples from Audit

Vast majority originated in the MicroKitchens, but were disposed of in MicroKitchens and Office areas.