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PLASTIX Creates New Material from Used Maritime Gear
Nine years ago, Hans Axel Kristensen, the CEO and co-founder of PLASTIX, saw opportunity in a market that had little incentive to recycle.
Thinking Outside the Box: Turning Methane into Biodegradable Plastic
After completing her Ph.D. in Civil & Environmental Engineering in 2009 at Stanford University, Molly Morse harnessed her research on the production of PHA (polyhydroxy alkanoate) biopolymers from methane — and its biodegradation — and shaped it into a start-up business in 2010.
Lessons from a Round-the-World Voyage Cut Short
Since the first leg of eXXpedition’s Round the World mission set sail on October 8, 2019, 80 women from 23 countries have participated — nearly doubling the number of eXXpedition ambassadors (or participants of past voyages) so far.
Takeout Delivery Apps Repurposed to Reduce Food Waste
An overview of Door Dash's Project Dash, Postmates' Food Fight!, Seamless' No Kid Hungry, Uber Eats' opt-in, Swiggy's Packaging Assist and more...