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EPISODE 2: As the Soil Turns… A Compost Story: Adventures in Lytton

This is the second post in a 5-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance of our compostable food ware products in Metro Vancouver. Read Episode 1 for the background on this story, and bookmark our blog to follow along! This … Continue reading

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EPISODE 1: Once Upon a Time… A Compost Story: How We Got To Here

This post begins a 5-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance for our compostable food ware in the Vancouver Lower Mainland of BC, Canada. BSIbio is a specialist in compostable food ware and packaging. We entered the industry … Continue reading

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CEO Speaks! Testing Compostable Foodware and Building Industry Relationships at SUSTPACK 2015

Next week, our CEO Susanna Carson and Compost Specialist Emily McGill will be attending SUSTPACK 2015, a convergence of experts on all topics relating to packaging and sustainability, including compostables! Susanna was interviewed by Packaging Digest about her talk and some critical … Continue reading

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Leading the Industry: Our CEO presents at this year’s SUSTPACK 2015!

Our very own CEO Susanna Carson will be at this year’s SUSTPACK 2015 in Orlando, FL, hosting an afternoon breakout session on “Certification vs Collaboration – Securing End of Life Options for Compostable Packaging“. She’s bringing our experiences researching compostable food ware … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the Organics Ban?

Metro Vancouver is implementing an organics ban beginning tomorrow.   Are you ready? What it means for you: Ensure you have an organics bin** Arrange for organics collection from a waste hauler** All pre- AND post-consumer food waste must go into … Continue reading

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$2,500 Scholarship Available – Growing Talent in Composting

We love seeing talent grow in our field.  If you’re a student considering the wonderful world of composting, have a look at the following announcement from the US Composting Council: With the support and donation from Filtrexx International, the Composting Council Research … Continue reading

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Demystified: Biodegradable or Compostable?

The ever-evolving world of sustainable food ware and packaging can be hard to keep tabs on. If you’re an event organizer, food vendor, sustainability advocate or just a person trying to figure out what bin to put something in, we … Continue reading

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3 Ways for a World Without Waste

Can you imagine a world without waste? We can! Believe it or not, Canada currently produces more waste per capita than any other country (CBC). Our landfills are brimming, our climate is changing and we are wasting resources in the … Continue reading

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They’re HERE! Try our new BESICS Compostable Hot Cups & Lids

Brand new and in stock now! Sturdy… stackable… recyclable and compostable… what more could you want for your morning coffee? Tweet

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UBC Masters Research Assistant Position Available: Compost

We have an exciting opportunity to share! Are you or someone you know interested in compost, composting technology and compostable food ware? Do you want to advance material assessments for compostability? BSI and the University of British Columbia are working … Continue reading

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