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
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
January 25, 2018

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. – – – ~ – –
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.  – – – ~ – –