Are Ziploc bags biodegradable?



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    Ziplock bags are not biodegradable. They will remain in our landfills for thousands (millions?) of years. BIobags is one brand of bags that is 100% biodegradable.

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    Ziploc used to claim that its bags were biodegradable but since 1995, it only says that the box is biodegradable.  Even if something is biodegradable, it doesn’t mean you want it entering the soil – think about a plastic bag.  It could potentially biodegrade in a few decades but I’m not sure I want plastic helping grow my food.

    Some alternatives to Ziploc bags (mostly for holding lunch food):

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