The Biodegradable Products Institute

compostable1A lot of company’s clam to have biodegradability products. Check BPI for a list of product which meet the requirements D6868, specifications.The Biodegradable Products Institute is a multi-stakeholder association of key individuals and groups from government, industry and academia, which promotes the use, and recycling of biodegradable polymeric materials.The BPI is open to any materials and products that demonstrate that they meet the requirements in ASTM D6400 or D6868, based on testing in a approved laboratory.

Education
The BPI will inform consumers, generators and municipal and industrial composters of the benefits and availability of biodegradable and compostable materials which meet the specifications outlined below, based on independent testing in the appropriate labs.

The Compostable Logo can be awarded to any product which meet the requirements in ASTM D6400 or D6868, specifications based on more than 8 years of research by suppliers, composters and academia.

The BPI will continue to work with other organizations to further the use and recovery of biodegradable materials, including harmonization of standards around the world.
http://www.bpiworld.org/BPI-Public

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