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How long does it take for compostable products to break down?

Most of the compostable products we carry break down in 2-4 months in a commercial composting facility. The time will vary depending on material type and thickness, and the composting environment and conditions.

We do offer a limited number of certified home compostable products that break down even faster than this in a home compost environment. 

Our PHA straws are certified as both home compostable and marine-degradable and will biodegrade in the unfortunate case they are not disposed of properly.  Our article Biodegradable vs. Compostable: What is the Difference helps explain.