World Centric Newsletter | June 2012 View in browser | 650-283-3793 | Palo Alto, CA

New Items are in stock!
  1. Double-wall Paper Hot Cups with Bio-Lining (8oz, 12 oz, 16 oz)
  2. Ingeo Salad Bowls and Lids (32 oz)
  3. Plant Fiber Burrito Bowls and Lids (32 oz)
Please visit our New Items Page or contact your World Centric Sales Representative to learn more.

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Do you ever wonder exactly how your compostable disposable products biodegrade after you throw them in a commercial composting bin? 

Our friends at Mariposa County Solid Waste Compost Facility in Mariposa, CA, recently agreed to let us document the process under ideal composting conditions at their state-of-the art in-vessel composting system!

Mariposa County's compost facility is the first of its kind in California, with an in-vessel composting system entirely enclosed within a building, including an air and odor control system and a water re-circulation system. Via a computer system, technicians monitor and adjust the temperature and airflow within each vessel to create ideal composting conditions. The system allows for organics waste to be converted to compost within 28 days!

Take a look at the images below to see how we've submitted our products for testing and documentation. While we anticipate that our products will leave no trace behind, we are also documenting the process so we can watch as everything biodegrades.

World Centric products were placed inside the composting vessel on May 31st. Tune in to next month's World Centric Newsletter to see the final results and an overview of the Mariposa Compost program.

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If you haven't been keeping up with World Centric on Twitter and Facebook, we want you to connect with us!

Our social media team is keeping both sites humming with educational content, fun facts and answers to your many questions about compostable products and commercial composting!

What do we believe in? We believe in a world not dependent on fossil fuels, so our planet can retain all the beauty it holds today.

Reach out and connect with us @worldcentric and at

World Centric is hiring!

We are looking for an environmentally minded Customer Service Representative.

If you or someone you know would be a good fit, check out our job posting:

World Centric Customer Service Representative, Palo Alto, CA (Full Time)

Knowledge about composting is a major plus!

What's the difference between compostable and biodegradable; commercial composting and backyard composting; Eco-labeling and green-washingLearn the difference here.

And... as always... please remember to compost your organics waste


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