Yes they do. Because compostable products are designed to break down, the materials and processes used to create are not as permanent as plastic bags. The degradation process doesn’t truly start until they conditions for composting a just right like they are at an industrial composting facility. However, even on their own, compostable bags will begin to weaken after about 1 year. After a year of sitting on a shelf, the seams of the bag will begin to lose some of the strength that a new bag has. To gain extra time with your bags, store them in a cool dry place and out of direct sunlight.

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