Where Others See Waste, We See a Brighter Future

About Us

OUR MISSION

Build a brighter future by providing smart, accessible, and environmentally conscious solutions for everyday life.

OUR APPROACH

We believe that everyone should have the options to make the right decision. To choose to benefit the environment, and take responsibility for our own impact. We’re working to create access to those choices, and to make it easier to do the right thing.

We work to help everyone combat climate change, starting by redefining our relationship to our waste. Where others see an end, we see a beginning. By looking at our organic waste as a resource that can be leveraged to build a brighter future, we can unlock a world of positive potential.

Food waste and other compostable materials make up nearly 25% of all landfill waste in the U.S. (U.S. EPA). Compostable materials trapped in landfills produce greenhouse gases, contributing to climate change. Composting breaks those materials down naturally, shrinking the distance your waste travels, and keeping it out of landfills, while making a healthy soil amendment in the same place it was created. We take what would otherwise be a dead end for organic waste, and instead transform it into a life-builder that supports healthier farms, and higher quality produce.


Our Team

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B. BABA
COFOUNDER, EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR

Baba is multifaceted entrepreneur with a passion for transforming the way business interacts with the greater community. A systems thinker focused on finding simple and efficient solutions to complex problems, he aims to create a healthier world through better, affordable, and responsible solutions. His current work centers on the development of new tools, technologies, and systems to build a brighter future.

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Tess Feigenbaum
COFOUNDER, Director of Operations

Tess is a designer and strategist passionate about creating positive impact through meaningful design. Her practice is built on the belief that impact is the culmination of small choices - as a result, she's dedicated her career to making positive choices easier. Her strategy consulting and design for social impact background drives her to connect unlikely dots, and seek innovative solutions to social and environmental challenges across sectors and industries.

Process

BOKASHI COMPOSTING

We use bokashi fermentation to reimagine our approach to green waste in an urban environment and develop new collaborative local solutions that require less labor, utilize smaller carbon footprints, and leverage the excess capacity of concretized or indoor space in an urban environment.

Bokashi composting is an anaerobic process, using a culture of bacteria which thrive in an oxygen-free environment. They don’t produce offgassing like landfills, and still lead to a healthy, living end product. A simple way to think about it is that we are fermenting our scraps to make something new and alive.

This process is ideal for indoor composting. It requires less space, offers more input options, and is perfectly suited to an urban environment or anywhere with limited green space.

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Customers collect food scraps in one of our exchange containers, which we exchange for clean ones.

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We add the scraps to our bokashi fermenters, and allow them to ferment for 4 weeks with innoculated bran.

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We acclimate the fermented material with additonal carbon to make a healthy finished soil amendment, full of life!

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