Claiming a product is biodegradable without a timeline is akin to asking a weightlifter how much she or he bench presses and she or he responding, “I’m pretty strong.”
Have you ever wondered why cold chain packaging companies use aluminum layered box liners or aluminum bubble mailers? It’s the same reason Marathon runners wear those metallic space blankets at the end of the race, why it’s terrible to get into a car with dark colored interior in the summer and why the Apollo spacecraft employed aluminum foil as a heat shield.
According the the EPA only 4.3% of LDPE generated in 2018 was recycled.That means over 95% of the “sustainable” gel packs out there either went to landfill or were or diverted to Waste-to-Energy facilities.
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