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Biobag 13 Gallon Compostable Kitchen Bag – 48 pk

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  • Compostable - EarthHero
  • No GMO
  • Sustainable Lifestyle
  • Plant Based Resin

BPI Certified Compostable

This product contains material that has been third-party certified to meet ASTM Standards D6400 (for Compostable Plastics) or ASTM D6868 (for Compostable Packaging). These products break down in industrial composting facilities, and turn into usable soil. Appropriate facilities may not exist in your area.


This product contains material that can break down into soil in either a backyard or industrial composting system. These products are declared compostable by the manufacturer, but may not third-party certified. Contact your local waste-hauler or composting facility to determine where these materials may be accepted. Certain materials may be better fit for industrial facilities than backyard composting systems. Industrial facilities may not exist in your area.


This product is made without the use of Genetically Modified Organisms. The process of using GMO’s involves manipulating the DNA of plants, animals, and other organisms to produce benefits such as an ability to tolerate herbicides or produce their own pesticides. GMO’s have been deemed as unsafe by many developed nations.

Sustainable Lifestyle

This product helps promote a more sustainable lifestyle. Whether it encourages re-use and the movement away from disposable products, or it promotes sustainable actions like recycling and composting, this product can help you lower your environmental footprint.

Plant Based Resin

Plant Based Resins are used as an alternative to fully-synthetic plastics. Instead of using Petroleum as the main base ingredient to form plastic, some companies have started replacing a portion of the ingredients with plant and vegetable extracts. This lowers the amount of resources extracted to create purely synthetic products, and often provides a use for agricultural byproducts such as corn or flax. Some plant based resins are made from 100% plant materials, and can be composted in industrial facilities. EarthHero recommends checking with your local compost facility to determine which items are safe to compost.

Ditch the plastic trash bags! Did you know that normal trash bags take 500 years to break down in landfills? This bulk pack of 13-gallon kitchen bags are compostable and help you reduce your household's dependency on plastic. These bags are also great if you have a large compost bin or own a business that disposes of compostable items in large quantities.

Also from BioBag:

Sustainability Features


  • The compostable resin is blown into bags and films at BioBag's production facility in California


  • Made from Mater-Bi, an innovative family of bioplastics derived from the starches of plants, vegetable oils, and compostable polymers

End of Life

  • Comercially Compostable


  • Certified Compostable by the Biodegradable Products Institute ASTM D6400, ensuring these bags will compost rapidly and safely when placed in a municipal or commercial composting facility

Earth Friendly Features

  • Reduces reliance on plastic-based trash bags


  • Product packaged in plastic-free and recyclable packaging
  • Ships in recyclable packaging made from recycled content

Made Without

  • Made from a resin that is based on GMO free crops
  • Plastic-free and BPA-free

Product Specifications

Product Care

  • For best results, use within one year of purchase, and store in a cool, dry place away from excessive heat

Additional Features

  • A plant-based alternative to classic polyethylene kitchen trash bags
  • These bags are sized similarly to regular tall kitchen plastic bags and fit most kitchen waste cans.

Product Dimensions

  • Bag size: 22.2" x 29"


  • 13 gallons


  • Unused, undamaged products in their original packaging can be returned within 30 days


  • 48 pack

Shipping Info

  • Ships within 1 - 2 business days

About the Company


Did you know that when organic waste is left in plastic inside the landfill, it’s unable to decompose properly and generates methane, a greenhouse gas 25 times more potent than carbon dioxide? Even worse, hundreds of years later, when the plastic-bag around your organic waste does break down, it leaves behind tons of nasty microplastics, further polluting our waterways and ecosystems. Make the switch from trashy plastic bags to a compostable alternative with BioBag!

Made from GMO-Free crops, each BioBag product helps you reduce your use of single use, disposable plastics. From pet waste bags, to food storage solutions, to countertop compost bags, BioBag has a (compostable) solution.

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  1. Heath B.

    Heath B. (verified owner)

    We have used these for a years now. We understand the issues with how the bags and other organic materials degrade in landfills (e.g. taking longer than composting, releasing methane, etc.) but with forever plastic being the alternative, we see using these bags for all manner of household waste as a no-brainer.

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    Jennifer L DOW

    Does this material still biodegrade in regular landfill/trash pick ups? Our small city does not have a municipal composting facility.

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      Hi Jennifer! Great question! Most landfills are oxygen-poor, which means that any present microorganisms will engage in anaerobic-respiration as they break down any organic material. This is a very slow process, but yes, these bags will eventually break down. If you use these bags for your own compost, they’ll easily breakdown in a backyard bin, especially with adequate turning and aeration.

      It should be noted that while these bags offer a great alternative to plastic and help us move away from fossil-fuel based products, any organic matter in landfills presents a problem (which is why composting is so important!). As those microorganisms engage in anaerobic-respiration, they release methane as a byproduct. We know that methane is one of the most powerful greenhouse gases, so the more food-waste we can divert from landfills the better! Some landfills are employing methane trapping technology and turning it into energy, which is great.

      Maybe more info than you needed! Thanks for giving us the opportunity to nerd out. πŸ™‚

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  3. MIchelle

    glad to be off plastic; need to find a trash can it fits better

    MIchelle (verified owner)

    Happy with the bags except they fall down inside the trash can, don’t stay gripped around the rim. Maybe need to find a trash can that fits them better.

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      Hi Michelle! These are wider bags and great for a big trashcan. You may want to try tieing a knot on the side to keep it tight around the can’s rim. πŸ™‚

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  4. Michael

    glad I finally switched

    Michael (verified owner)

    I am glad that finally switched to a degradable bag so that my trash does not last forever in the ground

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  5. L. Lincoln

    Love these!

    L. Lincoln (verified owner)

    I love having the option to use compostable garbage bags for my kitchen garbage. I can throw messy things away and know that the bag will keep it contained but then will break down eventually.

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