Category Archives: Compostable Series

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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EPISODE 4: Harvesting Power… A Compost Story: Research in Richmond

This is the fourth post in a 5-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance of our compostable food ware products in the Metro Vancouver region. Read Episodes 1, 2, and 3 for the background on this story, and bookmark our blog … Continue reading

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EPISODE 3: Whistle while we work… A Compost Story in Whistler, BC

This is the third post in a 5-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance for our compostable food ware products in the Metro Vancouver region. Read Episodes 1 and 2 for the background on this story, and bookmark our blog to follow … Continue reading

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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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BSI & Compostability Certification: Biodegradable Products Institute

The Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) is a not-for-profit association that created an innovative certification process in 1999 called the Compostable Label. The BPI Compostable Logo program is recognized throughout North America as a standard for approved biodegradable products in commercial and municipal … Continue reading

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BSI & Compostability Certification

In this Compostable series, Mallory McLeod, one of our BSI staff, informs about compostability certifications.  At BSI, we’ve been working towards building a comprehensive list of compostable certification institutions and composting facilities as part of a larger, ongoing research and … Continue reading

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