Burying compostable SunChips bagGarden Salsa SunChips should henceforth be buried in landfill graves and keep out of any gardens.Photo: Andrew Odom

Which is noisier: the SunChips compostable bag or the snacklash from chip-eaters who prefer their chips to crunch more loudly than the packaging?

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.

And to the more than 46,000 Facebook members who can’t hear me over the sound of this SunChips bag: Sorry, but I can’t see you over this floating garbage patch twice the size of Texas.

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