(Australian Standard AS 5810-2010)
If plastic is labelled Home Compostable, then it can go in a home compost bin.
Products, bags and packaging that conform to the Home Composting Australian Standard AS 5810-2010 and are verified by the Australiasian Bioplastics Association can be endorsed with the ABA Home Composting logo.
Australian Standard AS 5810-2010 covers companies and individuals wishing to verify their claims of conformance to Biodegradable Plastics suitable for home composting.
The Home Composting logo ensures that these products and materials are easily recognised and food waste or organic waste contained in these certified products can be easily separated out and diverted from landfill.
If you have a product or a material that you believe conforms to the Australian Standard for Home Composting and wish to verify the performance of your product or material, please contact the ABA for further details.