Sun Chips Green Bag – Week 6

Here is the start of week 6.  I wish there was something interesting to say.  It looks like the glue on the bottom of the bag is no longer holding on the edge.  Does that count as composting?

Sun Chips Green Bag – week 4

Here is week four’s video.  I was confused on the video (all these weeks tend to run together) and said it was the “end of week 3, and the start of week 4.”  It is actually the start of week 5.  I am deeply sorry for any of the pain this must have caused everyone (said with a sarcastic smile).

Sun Chips Green Bag -Week 5

The holiday weekend kept me from posting this until now, but I took it on Friday, the same day of the week that I’ve generally done all the rest of the videos.  I am trying to be strict on this, as it is a very scientific experiment.

Sun Chips Green Bag -Week 3

This is the end of week 2 (the start of week 3) of my little experiment with the compostable Sun Chips bag. As the video shows, there doesn’t appear to be any significant signs of composting at all, up to this point. However, when I reviewed the time-lapse video that Sun Chips put on the web, there aren’t any significant signs of composting until the end of week 3. So for our little green bag, this is an important week. We are praying for you to have a serious breakdown this week, little bag. Here’s the video from this week.

Sun Chips Green Bag -Week 2

This is the start of week 2 of my Sun Chips compostable green bag experiment.  On the back of the bag it advertises that the bag will fully compost in 12 weeks.  I am going to test that out.

At the end of week 1, after 7 full days, I noticed no deterioration whatsoever.  This does not mean that it won’t happen.  It just means that there are no visible signs so far.

For those of you who are skeptically minded, I have placed an active compost mix both above and below the bag.  This compost mix is a mix of full composted material, uncomposted organic material, and everything in between.  The compost is in various states of breakdown and some of it has been composting for 6 months.  The box is placed outside in the elements where it is affected by both rain and sun.

Here is the video of what I found after 7 days.