UBC Ventures Working to End Plastic Pollution

Bioform’s bioplastic decomposes quickly under normal household conditions. Photo: Kai Jacobson/UBC Applied Science

This story originally appeared on UBC News

The end of plastic pollution—in the oceans, on land and in our air—is within reach with two UBC ventures working hard on solutions that could make this vision a reality.

“Tonnes of plastic waste pollute our land and oceans,” says Dr. Jordan MacKenzie, co-founder and CEO of Bioform Technologies, a UBC start-up that is working on bringing a completely compostable bioplastic to the market. “We use the world’s most regenerative materials to create products that sustainably eliminate plastic waste without the green premium.” Read the full story on UBC News.