Author Archives: BSI Biodegradable Solutions

Ellen MacArthur Foundation calls to ban oxo-degradable plastic packaging worldwide.

  What are OXO-DEGRADABLE PLASTICS? “Oxo-degradable plastics are commonly fossil-based, non-biodegradable polyolefins or polyesters (e.g. PE or PET) supplemented with salts and transition metals. These additives are supposed to enable the biodegradation of apparently non-biodegradable plastics.” Constance Iβbrücker, Head of … Continue reading

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Announcing! Our Conference Presentation & BioCycle Article

What’s the life cycle of our compostable products? This week our CEO Susanna Carson and Manager of Research & Communications Emily McGill are co-presenting the open source field testing program at BioCycle REFOR17 in Portland, Oregon, this Wednesday, Oct 18. In case you didn’t know – we’re working to close the … Continue reading

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Happy International Compost Awareness Week 2017!

Time to geek out over compost! Although we are compost nerds all year long, this is the official week to share our passion and knowledge with you. At BSIbio, we specialize in the design and sale of compostable foodware as … Continue reading

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Have you seen it yet? A new Literature Review on the Impact of Compostable packaging

Sharing with you the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s press release on their awesome new study about the impacts of compostable foodware – check it out below! To learn more about our company’s research, check out Our Compost Story.  - – – ~ … Continue reading

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“A Plastic Ocean” Canadian Movie Premiere! Get Your Free Ticket

Vancouverites! A Must See Canadian Movie Premiere is 2 weeks away! “The Most Important Film Of Our Time” – Sir David Attenborough This high-end documentary “A Plastic Ocean” feature film gives a global perspective on the issue of plastic waste in our oceans. The … Continue reading

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3 Steps to Using Compostables at Your Holiday Events

It’s that time of the year again, and the past couple weeks have reminded Vancouverites that we are in fact a part of chilly Canada.  It’s a good time to be indoors, tucking in with a hot cup of cocoa, … Continue reading

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Compostable Formalwear at a Black Tie Event

Our CEO Susanna Carson has taken compostable packaging to a new level.  On September 30th our CEO supported nature education and attended Nature Canada’s inaugural Nature Ball. More than the meal was sustainable at this black tie event. The event … Continue reading

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You are what you eat – how locally sourced food sends the right message

More than 50% of people agree that what you eat says a lot about who you are (Eaters Digest Report 2016). As an event organizer or food service provider, what does your food say about you? Diners everywhere are becoming … Continue reading

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5 Tips for a Plastic Free Office!

BSIbio is one of many companies that joined the Plastic-Free July Challenge. What is that? It’s quite simple: Attempt to refuse single-use plastic during the month of July! At BSIbio, we took simple, day-to-day actions to drastically reduce our use of disposable … Continue reading

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Our BSIbio #PlasticFreeJuly Week!

Guess what tomorrow is, other than Canada Day? It’s the #PlasticFreeJuly challenge! Begun 5 years ago in Perth, Australia, the challenge is now gaining ground worldwide. The point is that for a day, a week, or the whole month, we … Continue reading

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