Chemicals in biodegradable food containers can leach into compost

Science News | 6/4/2019 | Carolyn Wilke
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Municipal composts from facilities that accept biodegradable food containers (blue) had much higher levels of PFAS than facilities that don’t accept the items (orange). The persistent chemicals leach out of these containers and can end up in the compost....
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