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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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Straw Wars: The campaign to keep straws out of restaurants… and landfills

Straw Wars is a campaign launched in London’s trendy Soho neighbourhood by restaurants, hotels and bars to reduce the use of plastic straws. Plastic straws are technically recyclable; however they’re not commonly accepted in commercial or residential recycling programs. One … Continue reading

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Congratulations to the TPH Sustainability Award winner…

…. our very own CEO, Susanna Carson! Last week, we congratulated Susanna on becoming one of the finalists in the RBC Canadian Women Entrepreneur Awards. We’re proud to announce that Susanna with BSI Biodegradable Solutions was awarded the TPH Sustainability Award … Continue reading

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