Category Archives: News & Events

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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“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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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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From touchdown to trash talk – compostable food ware is a ‘must have’ for consumers today

This weekend, as people all over North America gather around their televisions and potluck meals, they will be talking about football, beer, and FOOD! Check out what Marylin Denis has to say about hosting a party with perfect, effortless clean-up … 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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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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