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Where are the best places to buy compostable food waste bags from?

edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in Shop but don't drop
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MarkAlexander18MarkAlexander18 Forumite
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edited 30 November -1 at 12:00AM in Shop but don't drop
I was looking online and Amazon seems to be the best place online to buy them. However, I was going into town tomorrow and wondering if there are any high street stores which would stock them. Would I have any luck at QD, Wilkos, those kind of stores or not? How about supermarkets?

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  • Sky_Sky_ Forumite
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    We found Wilko ones to be the best value and they do a large size too, for our large(ish) kitchen compost bin.
  • jwiljwil Forumite
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    Most supermarkets sell them. Lidl ones are my favourite.

    Co-Op have compostable carrier bags available in some shops (usually areas with a food waste collection) They are 5p each and better value than the food bin liners usually. Worth remembering if you are shopping there. It's the one time that it's worth buying a bag rather than taking your own.
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  • JGB1955JGB1955 Forumite
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    Are you sure you need to use compostable bags? Where I live we can use any plastic bags because



    "Your food waste is now sent to an anaerobic digester where plastic bags are separated from the food as part of the treatment process."


    Makes life a lot more money saving!
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    JGB1955 wrote: »
    Are you sure you need to use compostable bags? Where I live we can use any plastic bags because



    "Your food waste is now sent to an anaerobic digester where plastic bags are separated from the food as part of the treatment process."


    Makes life a lot more money saving!

    All plants are different so it needs to be checked locally. Here, the AD plant isn't set up to remove the plastic bags, so it has to be compostable. If the food waste is going to IVC it needs to be compostable too.
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