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Global Research. Local Solutions.

 

We are scientists and engineers distilling global knowledge into research-driven solutions for self-sufficient local communities.

We are educators, training and equipping the next generation to tackle the challenges of tomorrow.

Original Research

Plastic-to-Soil

 

We break down mixed, contaminated, low-value plastic waste into a biodegradable, organic carbon source ideal for composting, boosting soil health and sequestering carbon.


News Highlights
 


Sept. 7, 2021

We're ecstatic to join the vibrant community of start-ups and technologists at Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech incubator in the US.  In our new lab facilities, we'll continue our research, scale-up, and communication of our plastic-to-soil technology.


Aug. 9, 2021

We've received our first grant of $256,000 from the National Science Foundation (NSF) Small Business Innovation Research (SBIR) program. Our Phase I project focuses around our plastic-to-soil technology, aimed at returning the valuable carbon in plastic waste back to the Earth in a ecologically safe, agriculturally beneficial way.


Feb. 1, 2021

Many thanks to Ocean Insight for the critical equipment grant through the inaugural 2020 program. We're now equipped to employ Near Infrared Spectroscopy (NIRS), allowing us to study the chemical nature and transformations of plastic waste.