How to Compost at Home: A Guide to Getting Started

 

 

Vograce Custom Keychains are the perfect blend of style and sustainability.

From custom acrylic keychains to custom washi tape , these accessories are the ultimate statement pieces for any fashion-forward individual. And with the option to personalize them to your heart's content, you can show off your unique style in the most creative way possible.

But that's not all — Vograce also care about the environment just as much as you do! That's why we deliver their products in compostable packaging materials, so you can enjoy your new accessories guilt-free.

And don't worry about the packaging being flimsy or unappealing — Vograce's compostable materials are just as sturdy, superior, and visually pleasing as our signature custom keychains and other products.

No need to worry about harmful pollutants or non-biodegradable waste - Vograce has got you covered. We will guide you on how to dispose of the packaging materials properly.

Add some personality and sustainability to your keys with Vograce  custom keychains !

What is Compostable Packaging

When you receive your Vograce Custom Keychains, you'll notice that they come in compostable packaging materials. "What's that?" you ask.

Compostable packaging is a type of packaging material that follows the principles of the circular economy !

Instead of the traditional ‘take-make-waste’ linear model used in commerce, compostable packaging is designed to be disposed of in a responsible way that has a lower impact on the planet.

Plastic packaging is the main contributor to plastic waste in our landfills and is responsible for almost half of the global total. 

To bring you up to speed, we'll reveal the top five reasons to use compostable packaging for fashion accessories like Vograce custom keychains. We'll also share practical tips and a professional guide on how to dispose of compostable packaging materials.

Feeling excited? Let’s dive in!

our customers have two options for composting their packaging at its end-of-life: they can find a composting facility near their home (this could be an industrial or community facility) or they can compost packaging themselves at home.

How to Compost at Home: A Guide to Getting Started

If you've received some sustainable packaging from a business and want to dispose of it correctly, then today's the day to start a compost!

The most important factor to consider before you create one is your living situation. If you live in a complex or apartment dwelling, an indoor set-up will be the best option.

Indoor composting is the simplest solution for those without a backyard (and without a green thumb) as you can purchase a special bins that sits in your kitchen, put your organic food waste in it and drop this waste off at a commercial facility or communal neighbourhood bin every 1 to 2 weeks.

Sticking to this timeline will reduce bad smells and the risk of pests or insects lingering.You can find a commercial facility near you through websites like Find a Composter.

Another option your city may offer is a compost collection service through their trash and recycling management, which provides a designated bin organic waste can go in. Check your local council's website to see what's available in your area.

Some forward-thinking cities are also starting compost collection sites at farmers markets, community gardens, and local farms. Similar to drop-off facilities, you can bring your scraps either in a reusable container or a compostable trash bag and dump them in the designated communal bin.

If your city doesn’t have these options available yet, then consider being the one to lead a new initiative. Talk to your landlord about starting a composting bin on your property or team up with a community garden, farm, or farmers markets in your area to start a composting site.

If you do have a backyard, then you can create an outdoor compost pile and repurpose the material back into your own soil – win, win!

How to find a composting facility

North America: Find a commercial facility with Find a Composter.

United Kingdom: Find a commercial facility on Veolia or Envar's websites, or check out the Recycle Now site for local collection options.

Australia: Find a collection service through the Australia Industry Association for Organics Recycling website or donate to someone else's home compost through ShareWaste.

Europe: Varies by country. Visit local goverment websites for more information.

7 Practical Tips and Guide on How to Dispose of Compostable Packaging Materials

  • Compost

One of the best ways to dispose of compostable packaging materials is by composting them. This method leaves one with nutrient-rich soil that can be used for gardening. 

  • Local Composting Facilities

When you are done with Vograce packaging and no longer have use for it, check for local composting facilities near you.

Depending on your region or state regulation, such facilities may offer curbside pickup or drop-off options for compostable materials.

  • Worm Bins

Worm bins are a great way to compost small amounts of compostable materials. They are easy to maintain and provide rich soil for gardening.

  • Municipal Composting Programs

Many municipalities offer composting programs for residents. Check with your local waste management company for more information.

  • Landfills

Compostable materials can be disposed of in landfills, but they will not break down as quickly as they would in a composting facility.

  • Avoid Mixing with Traditional Plastics

To ensure that compostable materials break down properly, avoid mixing them with traditional plastics.

  • Educate Others

Spread awareness about the benefits of compostable packaging materials and educate others on how to properly dispose of them.

And while you are at it, remember to show your friends and loved ones to Vograce collection of custom keychains and stickers.

In addition to helping you spice up your fashion style, they always come in handy as gift items, souvenirs, and decorations for special events like birthdays, weddings, and parties.

 And they are perfect for indoor and outdoor settings.

Vograce Custom Keychains are the Way to Go

Vograce Custom Keychains are the perfect way to add some personality and style to your keys.  Not only are they fashionable, but they also come in compostable packaging materials, making them an eco-friendly choice.

Remember to dispose of the packaging material properly using the tips we shared in this post.

So what are you waiting for?

Start collecting Vograce Custom Keychains and custom washi tape today, and let your personality shine through!


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