Bosk Bioproducts Solution Selected to Meet the Challenge on Improving Compostability of Bioplastics


Bosk Bioproducts Solution Selected to Meet the Challenge on Improving Compostability of Bioplastics by Innovative Solutions Canada, Natural Resources Canada and Agriculture and Agri-Food Canada

Ottawa, July 18, 2019 - The Honourable Amarjeet Sohi, Canada’s Minister of Natural Resources, today announced a $150,000 investment in BOSK Bioproducts in the first phase of a Bioplastics Challenge aimed at helping small businesses reduce pollution by turning forest-based residue into sustainable domestic plastic material.

Unfortunately, today's biodegradable plastics often have prerequisites for degradability that make them truly compostable in a limited range of conditions," said Laurence Boudreault, General Manager of BOSK BIOPRODUITS. "This investment will enable us to finalize the proof-of-concept of our project to develop a formulation, based on polyhydroxyalkanoates (PHAs) and wood by-products, in order to develop bioplastics that can be used in the production of various plastic objects, in accordance with recognized standards of compostability ".

About Innovative Solutions Canada (ISC): ISC is a $100-million program dedicated to supporting entrepreneurs and small businesses to develop innovative and sustainable solutions to complex environmental challenges. The Government of Canada may then act as a first customer, helping these small businesses commercialize their innovations, scale up their business and create good jobs for Canadians.

About Bosk Bioproducts: Bosk Bioproducts is a Canadian company that develops, manufactures and markets eco-friendly bioplastics products that are completely compostable, GMO-free, non-toxic, made from renewable materials from the pulp & paper industry's operations.

Source: Bosk Bioproducts

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