Board Chair: Julia Wetstein, Vegware
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.
Monthly Call: First Wednesday of the month, 11 EST
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Board Chairs: Peg Hoks, Georgia Pacific and Becky Brooks, Natureworks, LLC
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.
Monthly Call: Second Tuesday of every other month, 10 EST
Develop "Certification Scheme" to document BPI procedures used to validate compliance with ASTM Standard Specifications D6400 and D6868 (completed February 2019).
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Board Chair: Jeanette Hanna, BASF
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.
Monthly Call: Last Tuesday of the month, 1 EST
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Board Chair: Derek Atkinson, TotalCorbion PLA
Charter: To build the membership and support the activities laid out in 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 BPI.