How Does a Phone Case Compost?
Unlike petroleum-based plastics that last hundreds of years even in the harshest elements, flax seed plastics break down quickly whether they end up in a compost pile or in a landfill. Alex says, “When the case is sent to compost, the flax husk will biodegrade first, and allow water and air to get inside the case to speed the breakdown process of the bio oil-based ‘plastic.’”
Does it Protect My Phone?
It’s fair to wonder if a compostable case might wear out faster than traditional plastics, or if it’s as tough in a fall. Alex says, “Under normal use and normal exposure to water, this case won't fall apart or breakdown. We also subject it to the same drop tests as all our other cases and find it performs equally to traditional plastics.”