Work Item
ASTM WK80528

New Test Method for Determine the Degree of Disintegration of Items under Defined In-Field Composting Conditions

1. Scope

This standardized test method will provide a means for determining whether an item successfully disintegrates under defined in-field composting conditions. It is not intended to be a replacement for test methods in the compostability specifications, but instead a means for assessing whether items meeting these requirements also break down in the real world.


Composting; Field Testing



The title and scope are in draft form and are under development within this ASTM Committee.


Developed by Subcommittee: D34.03

Committee: D34

Staff Manager: Brian Milewski

Work Item Status

Date Initiated: 01-14-2022

Technical Contact: Rhodes Yepsen

Item: 000