Product Certifications

The compostable and biobased nature of all World Centric® products is verified by the following third-party organizations:

Biodegradable Products Institute

Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)

BPI is a third-party organization that reviews and certifies compostable products that meet ASTM D6400 and ASTM D6868 conditions for compostability. To learn more about BPI, please visit For a full listing of our BPI-approved products, please click here

USDA BioPreferred

USDA BioPreferred Program (Biobased Labeling)

USDA Biobased Product labels indicate that a product has been independently certified to meet USDA BioPreferred program standards for biobased content. Biobased products are composed either partly or entirely of renewable plant materials. To learn more about the USDA BioPreferred Program, please visit Please find a listing of our USDA Biobased materials below.

Forest Stewardship Council
Forest Stewardship Council (FSC)

FSC certification is a market-based tool that supports responsible forest management worldwide. FSC certified forest products are verified from the forest of origin through the supply chain. The FSC label ensures that the forest products used are from responsibly harvested and verified sources. Please find a listing of our FSC-certified paper products below.

Vincotte OK HOME Compost Certification

World Centric® compostable bags are certified by Vincotte as suitable for home composting. Vicotte's "OK Compost Home" guarantees biodegradation in your backyard or garden compost heap. Visit the Vincotte website to learn more.