Category Archives: Green Spotlight

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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What Can Compostables Do? Workshop @ COOL2016 Expo April 18

What Can Compostables Do? Want to green your upcoming event or operations with compostables? Learn how at the COOL2016 Expo: Cool Events for a Cool Planet, hosted by the City of Richmond Sustainable Event initiative and taking place on April 18. To … 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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Check this out: Eco label guide

As green conscious consumers, you look for claims and certifications that will help you make informed decisions about your purchases. But in order to make the right choice, you need to understand the implications of these labels. David Suzuki’s Queen … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own Container: Packaging Free Grocery Store

The US landfills 1.4 billion pounds of waste per day. 40% of that is packaging that is used just once. Tweet

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[Green Spotlight] Vancouver’s farmers markets and food co-ops

Did you know that there are over 125 farmers markets throughout British Columbia?! And Vancouver is lucky to be home to many of these great farmers markets as well as food co-cops. With the sun finally gracing the city with … Continue reading

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