Fascinating new stories about Clean50 Honourees and their work will appear here weekly. Written by Tabatha Southey, the stories aim to share more about what is possible in Canada when corporations find ways to both do good and save money, and when world-leading Canadian R&D becomes clean tech solutions to climate related problems, and ultimately well paying jobs in a low-carbon economy!
Jean Luc Lavergne, the man behind the the Lavergne Group, has built a multimillion-dollar business recycling plastics, including ink cartridges and a relationship with HP that needs to be copied ASAP.
A happy lab accident gave Carbicrete its superpower, now, with their carbon-negative concrete, this Canadian start-up is going to try and save the world.
Luna Yu and Genecis, a Toronto-based startup turn the tables, by using bacteria to turn food waste into biodegradable plastic on a grand, green scale.