April 18, 2019

A letter to Earth Day…

I don’t know about you, but I find Earth Day confusing.  Don’t get me wrong, I understand the goal.  We’re supposed to collectively celebrate the earth, turn out the lights and help make a global statement about reducing our negative
January 30, 2019

Reach your New Year’s Resolution with Less Waste!

What is your 2019 New Year’s resolution? Maybe it’s a fitness bootcamp to get stronger, or a juice detox to balance your body, a dry January to take a break from alcohol, or a 30 day yoga challenge to become
December 3, 2018

Compostable Packaging For Your Sustainable Holiday Party

Are you hosting a holiday party this year? Hosting a holiday party is a lot of fun. However, it is also a lot of work. There is food to prepare, a venue to choose, decorations to organize, drinks to fix and
November 26, 2018

Tips for Food Delivery – Without The Waste

With the advancement of technology and rise of quick communication, our day-to-day culture has shifted to one of convenience and immediate gratification. Being able to talk, plan, shop and search all in the comfort of your own home has changed
November 19, 2018

How do we reduce Hot Cups in Landfills?

Over 2.5 million beverage cups end up in Vancouver landfills every week. According to the City of Vancouver’s single-use reduction report. That is a lot of cups going to landfills! The big question is how we are going to reduce
November 13, 2018

STANDARDS & CERTIFICATIONS

As the compostable packaging industry expands it can be a challenge to ensure you’re getting the real deal. In a world of greenwashing and false claims, it can be expected that consumers are growing more sceptical. At BSIbio, we do
November 8, 2018

WHAT IS PLA BIO-PLASTIC?

A lot of people don’t know what exactly a bio-plastic is, and in the ever changing world of sustainability it can be hard to find an answer. A bio-plastic is a material with similar strength, flexibility and versatility as conventional
June 1, 2018

What is the Good Life?

Our CEO Susanna Carson was interviewed by Sustainable Brands leading up to their 2018 conference to answer the question “What is the Good Life?” for her. We love her response! Read the blog post below, or check out the original
November 16, 2017

Ellen MacArthur Foundation calls to ban oxo-degradable plastic packaging worldwide.

What are OXO-DEGRADABLE PLASTICS? “Oxo-degradable plastics are commonly fossil-based, non-biodegradable polyolefins or polyesters (e.g. PE or PET) supplemented with salts and transition metals. These additives are supposed to enable the biodegradation of apparently non-biodegradable plastics.” Constance Iβbrücker, Head of Environmental