Committees are open to employees of BPI Member Companies and are a fantastic way to get involved. Below is some basic info, including the Committee Charters and sample project lists. Committees typically meet via conference call on a monthly basis. To sign up for a Committee, or if you have questions about participation, give us a call at 888-BPI-LOGO or send us an email.
Communications & Outreach
Chair: Emily Ewing, Fabri-Kal
Charter: Help facilitate growth in the awareness of the BPI name and certification program. Work across content platforms and specified audience groups to show that certified compostable products not only work in commercial compost facilities, but are crucial to the broader zero waste effort. #@#_WA_-_CURSOR_-_POINT_#@#
Standards & Procedures
Chair: Peg Hoks, Georgia Pacific
Charter: A technical committee overseeing the validation process associated with issuing the BPI Certified Logo. The committee will also act as a liaison between BPI, BPI member companies, and standards bodies such as ASTM.
Legislation & Advocacy
Chairs: Jeanette Hanna, BASF & Laurie Hansen Sheets, NatureWorks
Charter: A forum for discussing and collaborating on pending legislation that impacts compostable products and packaging, as well as the growth of the composting industry. Identify projects and resources needed to better advocate for compostables within zero waste systems.
Chair: Vineet Dalal, NTIC
Charter: To build the membership and resources to support the agenda established by BPI's mission statement. Specifically, to build value within the organization that connects with the interests of current and future member companies, and to identify effective methods for communicating the value of the BPI.