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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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A sugarcane joint venture between Dow & Mitsui

  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. Tweet

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Puma’s Clever Little Shopper

Puma is proud to present the brand’s new “Clever Little Shopper” – a compostable cornstarch retail bag: This looks like heat-resistant PLA, so no worries taking this shopper in the rain.   Of course, you should always bring your own … Continue reading

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Bring Your Own Container: Packaging Free Grocery Store

The US landfills 1.4 billion pounds of waste per day. 40% of that is packaging that is used just once. Tweet

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