Rhodes Yepsen

Rhodes Yepsen

Rhodes Yepsen

Speaker | Biodegradable Products Institute (BPI)

Milford, NJ | exec.dir@bpiworld.org

Rhodes Yepsen is Executive Director of BPI, a non-profit advocating for the value of certified compostable packaging in diverting organic waste to composting. Yepsen’s expertise is on systems-based composting solutions, specifically the synergy in solving for food waste and packaging at the same time – to address climate change, ecosystem impacts, and regenerative agriculture. He has served on the Board of USCC, is on the Advisory Council for the US Plastics Pact, and was an editor and writer at BioCycle magazine.

Session Code: 6C

Track: Compostable Products

Session Name: “How Can Composter’s Overcome Obstacles to Accepting Compostable Products” – Round Table Discussion

Session Time: Thursday, February 8, 2:00 – 3:30 PM

Presentation Title: Compostable Labeling Principles

Presentation Description: Labeling: The Key to Cutting Consumer Contamination