Arizona company Footprint makes earth-friendly packaging replacements to plastic

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Arizona company Footprint makes earth-friendly packaging replacements to plastic

December 17, 2018 - 18:18
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GILBERT, AZ, Dec. 17, 2018 (Cronkite News) -From meat trays to mac-and-cheese cups, single-use plastics pack the grocery-store aisles and usually end up in landfills. Now, an Arizona company is on a mission to replace them with biodegradable and compostable products over the next five years.

“We had the vision that the whole world was going to demand alternatives to plastic,” said Troy Swope, founder and CEO of Footprint.

The trick is inventing a material that’s as convenient and useful as plastic.

Cronkite News - Move over, single-use plastics: Gilbert company makes Earth-friendly replacements

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