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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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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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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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Vancouver Folk Fest: West-coast culture alive and well

  For over 30 years, the Vancouver Folk Fest has been bringing people together at Jericho beach to celebrate world class music surrounded by the beautiful coastal scenery Vancouver is known for. Even with a few grey skies, Jericho’s picturesque … Continue reading

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Company Update: Zero-Waste parties, policy development and bio-polymers

BSI Biodegradable Solutions has had a great start to 2014. In January and February 2014, the company engaged the product and packaging working group meetings under the direction of Metro Vancouver. BSI team members contributed information on the opportunities and … Continue reading

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Two Night Markets But Where’s the Compostable Packaging?

It was announced today that the City of Richmond has approved the permit for the Richmond Night Market, which will be located by River Rock Casino. This means that there will most likely be TWO night markets in Richmond, if … Continue reading

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BSI at the BC Foodservice Expo!

The BC Foodservice Expo is Western Canada’s largest hospitality tradeshow. This year, the Expo took place on January 29th and 30th at the Vancouver Convention Centre. The BSI team was especially happy to see the strong emphasis put on sustainability … Continue reading

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