Resources
 

BioCycle

Leading magazine and website focused on composting, organics recycling, anaerobic digestion and renewable energy. Learn more at www.biocycle.net
 

Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI) 

Not-for-profit industry association that promotes use and recycling of biodegradable polymeric materials through composting. BPI certifies materials and products that demonstrate with scientifically proven techniques that products completely biodegradable in approved industrial composting facilities. Learn more at www.bpiworld.org
 

Bioplastics Magazine

Together with the printed bioplastics MAGAZINE, and the new, biweekly bioplastics newsletter, Bioplastics provides a platform for professionals in the industry to reach out to prospective partners, suppliers and customers across the globe. Learn more at www.bioplasticsmagazine.com
 

OCEAN ALLIANCE

Ocean Alliance collects a broad spectrum of data on whales and ocean life relating particularly to toxicology, behavior, bioacoustics, and genetics. These data are used to advise educators and policy makers on wise stewardship of the oceans to reduce pollution, prevent the collapse of marine mammal populations, maintain human access to fish and other sea life, and promote ocean and human health. Learn more at www.whale.org
 

SUSTAINABLE PACKAGING COALITION

Sustainable Packaging Coalition (SPC) is an industry working group dedicated to a more robust environmental vision for packaging. SPC is a project of GreenBlue, a nonprofit that equips business with the science and resources to  make products more sustainable.  Learn more at www.sustainablepackaging.org
 

Toxic Use Reduction Institute (TURI) 

The institute, located at the University of Massachusetts Lowell, provides resources and tools to help make Massachusetts a safer and more sustainable place to live and work. Established by the Massachusetts Toxics Use Reduction Act (TURA) of 1989, TURI collaborates with businesses, community organizations and government agencies to reduce the use of toxic chemicals, protect public health and the environment, and increase competitiveness of Massachusetts businesses.
Learn more at www.TURI.org
 

US COMPOSTING COUNCIL  

Composters’ professional organization working to advance composting and use of compost to enhance soils and provide economic and environmental benefits for USCC members and society. Learn more at www.compostingcouncil.org