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Slow degradation of compostable plastic carrier bags in a stream and its riparian area

Maxime Artru and Antoine Lecerf

Plastic carrier bags claimed as home compostable lost less than 5% of their initial mass after 11 weeks spent in a stream orits riparian area. Decomposers inhabiting natural environments proved inefficient in degrading such single-use plastic products made of biopolymers.

Ann. Limnol. - Int. J. Lim., 55 (2019) 18
Published online: 11 October 2019
DOI: 10.1051/limn/2019017

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