Compostables 101: Innovative Products and Packaging

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August 24, 2020

| 2:00pm - 3:00pm ET | 1:00pm - 2:00pm CT | 11:00am - 12:00pm PT

With the rapid innovation of products and packaging in the marketplace, there is growing interest in alternatives to traditional plastics, including compostables. Despite this, there is also confusion around different types of materials (biodegradable, compostable, etc.), standards, types of infrastructure and why some municipalities are not accepting compostables. To answer these questions and identify paths forward, RCC will be hosting a webinar on compostables on August 24 with panelists from the Compost Council of Canada, BASF, and Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI.) We welcome various stakeholders, including manufacturers, retailers and restaurants, as compostables have implications throughout the entire supply chain.



Susan Antler
Executive Director
Compost Council of  Canada




Isaul Lopez
Sales and Business Development Specialist – Compostable Polymers




Rhodes Yepsen
Executive Director
Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)




Jean Couture
Program Leader
Bureau de normalisation du Québec