January 5, 2018

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. We
January 5, 2018

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
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
October 16, 2017

Announcing! Our Conference Presentation & BioCycle Article

What’s the life cycle of our compostable products? This week our CEO Susanna Carson and Manager of Research & Communications Emily McGill are co-presenting the open source field testing program at BioCycle REFOR17 in Portland, Oregon, this Wednesday, Oct 18. In case you didn’t know – we’re working to close the
February 27, 2017

Have you seen it yet? A new Literature Review on the Impact of Compostable packaging

Sharing with you the Foodservice Packaging Institute’s press release on their awesome new study about the impacts of compostable foodware – check it out below! To learn more about our company’s research, check out Our Compost Story.  – – – ~ – –
December 16, 2016

3 Steps to Using Compostables at Your Holiday Events

It’s that time of the year again, and the past couple weeks have reminded Vancouverites that we are in fact a part of chilly Canada.  It’s a good time to be indoors, tucking in with a hot cup of cocoa,
November 7, 2016

Compostable Formalwear at a Black Tie Event

Our CEO Susanna Carson has taken compostable packaging to a new level.  On September 30th our CEO supported nature education and attended Nature Canada’s inaugural Nature Ball. More than the meal was sustainable at this black tie event. The event helps children
October 3, 2016

You are what you eat – how locally sourced food sends the right message

More than 50% of people agree that what you eat says a lot about who you are (Eaters Digest Report 2016). As an event organizer or food service provider, what does your food say about you? Diners everywhere are becoming increasingly
October 2, 2016

Happy International Compost Awareness Week 2017!

Time to geek out over compost! Although we are compost nerds all year long, this is the official week to share our passion and knowledge with you. At BSIbio, we specialize in the design and sale of compostable foodware as a