Tag Archives: Vancouver

5 Tips for a Plastic Free Office!

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

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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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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 visits Burns Bog!

Last month, we hosted a by-invitation only party to celebrate sustainability in Metro Vancouver. The party was held at the Vancouver Aquarium and our honoured guests were owners and employees of sustainably-minded businesses, co-operatives and non-profit organizations. The gala also … Continue reading

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Event: From Farms to Forks 2 | A Growing Chefs! Harvest Kitchen Party

What: From Farms to Forks 2 About: An event by Growing Chefs! to promote local and sustainable food by pairing top Vancouver restaurant chefs with local produce growers. Ticket holders will be able to sample creations by these chefs with … Continue reading

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Thrifty Foods taking a step backwards – brings back plastic bags

Two years ago, Thrifty Foods proudly announced that they were discontinuing plastic bags. “We think eliminating plastic grocery bags is the right thing to do and we are confident our customers will understand and accept this as a positive step … Continue reading

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World Environment Day Celebrations: Love Vancouver, Love Your Planet

World Environment Day this year is Sunday, June 5th, 2011. How will you be celebrating? If you’re in Vancouver, you should definitely check out “Love Vancouver, Love Your Planet” – a “green art, music and lifestyle festival”! Throughout the day, … Continue reading

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June 19th is Car-Free Vancouver Day!

Vancouver, turn off your engines and join the festivities! Sunday, June 19th is not only Father’s Day, but also Car-Free Day, when streets in four Vancouver neighbourhoods will shut down streets and host performances and activities.

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[Green Spotlight] Vancouver’s farmers markets and food co-ops

Did you know that there are over 125 farmers markets throughout British Columbia?! And Vancouver is lucky to be home to many of these great farmers markets as well as food co-cops. With the sun finally gracing the city with … Continue reading

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