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).

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It looks like we’ll have to get used to this sight again.

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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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