Category Archives: Zero-waste

EPISODE 4: Harvesting Power… A Compost Story: Research in Richmond

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, and 3 for the background on this story, and bookmark our blog … Continue reading

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EPISODE 2: As the Soil Turns… A Compost Story: Adventures in Lytton

This is the second post in a multi-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance of our compostable food ware products in Metro Vancouver. Read Episode 1 for the background on this story, 3 and 4  for more, and bookmark our blog to follow … Continue reading

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EPISODE 1: Once Upon a Time… A Compost Story: How We Got To Here

This post begins a multi-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance for our compostable food ware in the Vancouver Lower Mainland of BC, Canada. See Episodes Episodes 2, 3 and 4 for more! BSIbio is a specialist in compostable food ware and packaging. … Continue reading

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Are you ready for the Organics Ban?

Metro Vancouver is implementing an organics ban beginning tomorrow.   Are you ready? What it means for you: Ensure you have an organics bin** Arrange for organics collection from a waste hauler** All pre- AND post-consumer food waste must go into … Continue reading

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$2,500 Scholarship Available – Growing Talent in Composting

We love seeing talent grow in our field.  If you’re a student considering the wonderful world of composting, have a look at the following announcement from the US Composting Council: With the support and donation from Filtrexx International, the Composting Council Research … Continue reading

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Demystified: Biodegradable or Compostable?

The ever-evolving world of sustainable food ware and packaging can be hard to keep tabs on. If you’re an event organizer, food vendor, sustainability advocate or just a person trying to figure out what bin to put something in, we … Continue reading

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3 Ways for a World Without Waste

Can you imagine a world without waste? We can! Believe it or not, Canada currently produces more waste per capita than any other country (CBC). Our landfills are brimming, our climate is changing and we are wasting resources in the … 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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