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It’s that time of the year again, and the past couple weeks have reminded Vancouverites that we are in fact a part of chilly Canada. It’s a good time to be indoors, tucking in with a hot cup of cocoa, … Continue reading
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
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
Earlier this week, the City of Richmond hosted the COOL Sustainability Expo, and today being Earth Day, it’s a great time to think about sustainability for your events and conferences. Before we share our 3 key questions, let’s first look … Continue reading
How to cut the waste out of sampling! Providing samples is an incredibly effective way to get your brand noticed. Item sales can increase up to 74% over a 20-week period according to a study from R.I.S.E. (Report on In-store … Continue reading
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
Keeping up with sustainable trends can be tough – knowing the right course of action to reduce your impact is not always easy. If you are planning an event, reducing your impact on the environment is not only recommended, it’s … Continue reading
2015 was a big year for the “hot topic” of sustainability – did anything really change? You may have noticed more conversations surrounding reducing our impact on the environment, climate change, composting, sustainable brands and all the rest – but … Continue reading
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
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, 3 and 4 for the background on this story, and bookmark our … Continue reading