Photo: Andrew Odom
For SunChips’ owner Frito-Lay, the answer is obvious: consumers trump composters. All SunChips flavors except for the original (and best-selling) one will bag the 100 percent compostable and apparently 99 percent annoying baggage for the landfill-loving packaging. But Frito-Lay isn’t totally trashing the idea and says it’s “actively pursuing” the next generation of compostable bags (read: not so loud).
It looks like we’ll have to get used to this sight again.
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