Potato Carry Bags

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A Bag made of potatoes could replace plastic as the biodegradable and recyclable alternative for carry bags.


  • The potato based bag claims to be 100% plastic free
  • It is also said to be dissolve in hot water and burn like paper.
  • As compared with regular plastic, which takes thousands of years to decompose, the potato based bag degrades in a few months. It is said to be a stronger than a plastic carry bag.

The most likely ingredient are said to be potato and tapioca starch, vegetable oil extracts and other organic waste that are natural.

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