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We’re having a blowout SALE from May 10 – 31, 2016. Planning a zero-waste, sustainable event? Selling food at a farmers’ market this summer? Using compostable take-out containers at your cafe or restaurant? We have good news for you! Get up to 50% off … 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
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
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
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
In this Compostable series, Mallory McLeod, one of our BSI staff, informs about compostability certifications. At BSI, we’ve been working towards building a comprehensive list of compostable certification institutions and composting facilities as part of a larger, ongoing research and … Continue reading
As green conscious consumers, you look for claims and certifications that will help you make informed decisions about your purchases. But in order to make the right choice, you need to understand the implications of these labels. David Suzuki’s Queen … Continue reading
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
Earlier today, Dow Chemical and Mitsui announced that they are forming a new joint venture to produce sugarcane-sourced ethanol and eventually biopolymers to serve packaging, hygiene and medical markets. Read the full press release here.