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British newspaper "The Guardian" switches from polythene wrappers to compostable material made from potato starch based on customer feedback. The paper said this packaging, which is biodegradable but cannot be recycled, increases operating costs.

Guardian switches to potato starch wrapping

Readers, who pressed for the change, can compost or put the new packaging in their food waste bin.

  1. BBC

Changes:

  1. United Kingdom's "The Guardian" newspaper switches from polythene wrappers to compostable material made from potato starch based on customer feedback. The paper said this packaging, which is biodegradable but cannot be recycled, will increase operating costs.
  2. British newspaper "The Guardian" switches from polythene wrappers to compostable material made from potato starch based on customer feedback. The paper said this packaging, which is biodegradable but cannot be recycled, increases operating costs.

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