BioCellection

BioCellection

Cleaning up Plastic Pollution using Synthetic.

Other | United States of America | Community Development | Pollution Prevention & Waste Management

 

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Despite current recycling technologies 90% of post consumer plastic waste becomes pollution. Polystyrene has very low recyclability and makes up one third of marine pollution. BioCellection is engineering bacteria to upcycle polystyrene into a valuable bio surfactant called rhamnolipid.BioCellection was founded by technical co founders who have worked on the science behind the developing invention for the past five years and currently hold three provisional patents for this technology. In 2013 co founders Miranda and Jeanny were invited to speak at TED about their plastic eating bacteria research which began as a science fair project from high school. Since then the research and development has evolved to take on to not only ocean plastics but polystyrene and film plastics that are being thrown into the landfill each year. Currently the management team receives mentorship from world class experts in science biotech scale up and business development and has investors from USA China and Europe.

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5941 Optical Ct Lab 203J
San Jose, California 95138
United States of America



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Tweet from Silicon Valley Bank: RT @SVB_Financial: Is it hard for #startups to find talent? @jbrowder1 @clarashih @AndyPutch & @BioCellection discuss: https://t.co/GsS5vb… Posted Sat Mar 25 7:10 pm

Tweet from BioCellection: The BioCellection Team has been assessing methods to classify plastics in efforts to better understand ocean... https://t.co/m152dYTCkD Posted Wed Mar 8 8:51 pm

Tweet from Knovel: RT @knovelupdates: Companies like @BioCellection are finding innovative new ways to solve the problems behind #plastics #recycling. https:/… Posted Mon Mar 6 6:36 pm

Tweet from BioCellection: @entsolinc most biodegradable plastics even require processing in a city anaerobic digestor otherwise will also not break down in landfill. Posted Fri Mar 3 7:35 pm

Tweet from BioCellection: @entsolinc it's hard to make a general statement about plant based polymers at large. The problem is whether or not the plastic biodegrades Posted Fri Mar 3 6:48 pm

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