Category Archives: News & Events

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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Lorax movie ticket contest

Join Us March 2 at Dunbar Theatre!

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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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BSI on the GOtoGAL!

We were featured on Episode 6 of the GOtoGAL! Did you catch us? If you didn’t, that’s okay, because we’ve embedded the Youtube version below: Remember you can catch episodes of the GOtoGAL Thursdays at 8pm on CHEK!

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BSI will be on Chek TV’s GOtoGAL

Have you been watching the GOtoGAL on Chek TV?

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BSI Sustainability Gala Recap

On September 28th 2011, we hosted our first ever Sustainable Enterprise Gala at the Vancouver Aquarium. The event was aimed at celebrating the success of Canadian companies dedicated to sustainable products, sustainable business, and conservation. For BSI, the event marked 7+ years … Continue reading

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