No harmful residues
Tests carried out by PVOH manufacturers have shown that PVOH degrades without leaving any harmful residues. These have shown that sensitive varieties of fish are not affected even at PVOH concentrations of 500mg/l of water.
Ageing of components
This packaging should not be disposed of or recycled with standard plastics. It can be disposed as general waste in landfill but this may affect the length of time taken to biodegrade. The most effective method of disposal is composting in an industrial composting system. Find composting services composting services in your area or contact your local authority local authority for more information. Alternatively, the packaging will dissolve harmlessly in hot water.