18 billion pounds of plastic enter our oceans each year, a harrowing fact that only accounts for a portion of our planet's pollution crisis. Northeastern innovators are tackling this problem to create sustainable solutions for cleaner oceans. Bureo, co-founded by Ben Kneppers, has created a program to recycle fishing nets into a NetPlus™ material, used in products by Patagonia and other partner companies.
Hanadi Hamzeh, BHS'10, always knew she wanted to be a business owner but initially thought it was going to be a doctor's practice. Hear Hanadi's journey to opening up Boston's premium consignment store Covet.
CEO, Pace Glass Inc. As a civil and environmental engineer, solutions come easily for George Valiotis, E’09. For years as a real-estate professional, George was exposed to the lack of options for recycling glass. Most recycling facilities in US use single-stream, where metals or plastics are processed in one bin. Since glass breaks easily, many […]