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
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 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. – – – ~ – –
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
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,
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
July 19, 2016

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 plastic. Here’s