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Definition of the adjective Compostable

What does Compostable mean as an attribute of a noun?


  1. Suitable for compost.

Definition of the noun Compostable

What does Compostable mean as a name of something?


  1. That which is suitable for compost.

Printed dictionaries and other books with definitions for Compostable

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Google previewSustainable Event Management (2014)

A Practical Guide by Meegan Jones

Compostable means that the material will decompose quickly in one compost cycle (generally 10 to 14 days). There is a further difference between 'controlled compost conditions' such as in a commercial composting facility and ...

Google previewZero Waste Home (2013)

The Ultimate Guide to Simplifying Your Life by Reducing Your Waste by Bea Johnson

Compostable diapers: Compostable means that if we provide adequate ...

Google previewThe Art of Good Housekeeping (2015)

1001 things you need to know to run the perfect home by Good Housekeeping Institute

RECYCLABLE ALUMINIUM Can be taken to an aluminium recycling facility COMPOSTABLE Means you can put the packaging into your composter. RECYCLABLE STEEL Can be taken to a steel recycling facility PLASTICS Identifies the type ...

Google previewStrategic Management for the Plastics Industry (2016)

Dealing with Globalization and Sustainability, Second Edition by Roger F. Jones

Compostable means accelerated biodegradation through added moisture and warmth, usually in a confined space. Strictly speaking, recycling is a more sustainable process than either composting or biodegradation because it minimizes ...

Google previewA Guide to the Manufacture, Performance, and Potential of Plastics in Agriculture (2017)

by Michael Orzolek

Compostable means materials that are not only biodegradable, more importantly, but it could also disintegrate within months under normal temperatures. One of the oldest compostable containers is made from naturally occurring sustainable ...

Google previewThe SAGE Encyclopedia of Food Issues (2015)

by Ken Albala

Recyclable/Compostable Packaging Recyclable/compostable packaging materials can be valuable or problematic. Using materials that...

Compostable materials may find use as trash can liners for food waste. Economic Issues for Food ...

Google previewFast Food and Junk Food: An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat [2 volumes] (2011)

An Encyclopedia of What We Love to Eat by Andrew F. Smith

Frito-Lay, for instance, created completely compostable packaging for its 10.5ounce bag of SunChips.

Google previewEncyclopedia of Sustainability [3 volumes] (2009)

by Robin Morris Collin, Robert William Collin

Waste is divided into three streams at the residence: recyclable, organic compostable, and nonrecyclable. The recyclable and organic compostable waste is to be taken to a waste management center. Some critics of the development do not ...

Google previewPocket Oxford English Dictionary (2013)

by Maurice Waite

compostable adj. composter n. – origin Latin composita ' something put together'. composure n. the state of being calm and self-controlled.

Google previewRodale's Ultimate Encyclopedia of Organic Gardening (2009)

The Indispensible Green Resource for Every Gardener by Fern Marshall Bradley, Barbara Ellis, Ellen Phillips

Plus, as much as three—quarters of your household waste is compostable, too.

Google previewThe Encyclopedia of Country Living, 40th Anniversary Edition (2012)

by Carla Emery

Therewouldbe compostable organicmaterial inthat stuff, but that wouldn't excusetheslowbut steady pollution ofthe soil withlead and other heavy metals and bad stuffthatwould come withit—to saynothingof the burdenofnon- biodegradable ...

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Scrabble value of C3O1M3P3O1S1T1A1B3L1E1

The value of this 11-letter word is 19 points, but it's not an accepted word in the Official Scrabble Players Dictionary.

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