December 30, 2019

All You Need to Know About PFAS and How to Avoid Them

What are PFAS and Why do they Matter? PFAS stands for Per- or poly-fluoroalkyl substances. This is a wide group of synthesized chemicals. PFAS are used as additives to create water- and grease-resistant materials. They have been in use since
November 13, 2018


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


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
January 25, 2018

Have you seen it? 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. – – – ~ – –
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
February 29, 2016

3 Lessons in Sustainable Packaging

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
September 3, 2015
The BSI Team smiles through their safety gear after a productive day at the Harvest Power facility in Richmond, BC.

EPISODE 4: Harvesting Power… A Compost Story: Research in Richmond

This is the fourth post in a 5-part series following our compostable food ware products in action. We’ll guide you through their journey from certification to acceptance in the Metro Vancouver region. Read Episodes 1, 2, and 3 for the background on this story, and
August 20, 2015

EPISODE 3: Whistle while we work… A Compost Story in Whistler, BC

This is the third post in a 5-part series on our journey from certification to acceptance for our compostable food ware products in the Metro Vancouver region. Read Episodes 1 and 2 for the background on this story, and bookmark our blog to follow along!