Emerging Leaders
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Dennon Oosterman

CEO, ReDeTec

While traditional plastic processing techniques reduce the mechanical strength of plastic by 10%+ – seriously limiting the amount of recycled plastic that can be incorporated back into the supply chain, Dennon’s team has commercialized plastics processing technology that both reduces the energy consumption required to recycle plastic by 50%, while also reducing the degradation associated with the process to <1%, opening the door for considerably higher levels of plastic recycling. Their first device, proven with 7 different polymers, has become a favourite of numerous educational institutions, while demonstrating that the technology is able to scale to the levels needed to make a global impact.