Sustainable Manufacturing with Designer, Educator & Advocate Barent Roth

Barent Roth joins us (on location from Governors Island, NYC!) to chat about locally making products from 100% solar power and recycled plastic

This is our MicroFactory. It's a solar shipping container that takes single-use plastic and turns it into durable goods so we're here on Governor's Island and happy to give you a tour of our facility.

Barent Roth, Co-Founder and Director of Circular Economy Manufacturing

Watch Barent on Happily Live with Sarah Shewey, CEO and Founder of Happily

Barent has devoted his career to designing, educating and advocating

Barent came across the NYC Curb-to-Market Challenge in 2019, he participated with a proposal to collect the city’s plastic trash and locally turn it into new, well-designed products, using portable 100% solar powered rotational molding MicroFactories.

Chris Graff, a prolific entrepreneur in sustainable manufacturing, then partnered with Barent to become co-founders of Circular Economy Manufacturing.

Circular Economy Manufacturing is changing the way the world makes things. Their BioCyclr is the first sustainable food scrap collection bin made from single-use plastics with their solar powered shipping container called the MicroFactory.

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