Author: Grant Trahant

How This Backpack is Tackling Plastic Waste and Looking Super Fly Too!

This article originally appeared on Cause Artist. Meet 8hz: An Ethical Brand Doing Fashion Right Meet 8hz, a new ethical brand dedicated to making products with fabric created from plastic bottles. The whole idea started when Mateo Neri, CEO of 8hz, was doing a large project on climate change with scientist and health experts around the world. After exiting his other startup URB-E, and being exposed to what’s been happening in the climate world he decided to focus on recycling, up-cycling and saving the oceans. The core mission was to make beautiful products from waste and not virgin plastic...

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Goodio Organic Chocolate: Good For Munchies and The World

This article was originally posted by Grant Trahant on Caustartist Meet The Organic Chocolate Company Built On Beautiful Design, Transparency, & Sustainability Meet Goodio, the pioneering organic chocolate company founded on transparency and sustainability. Goodio’s roots lay in innovation provided by founder of Jukka Peltola, a former game developer at Rovio, the company responsible for Angry Birds. Meet Goodio, the pioneering organic chocolate company founded on transparency and sustainability. Goodio’s roots lay in innovation provided by founder of Jukka Peltola, a former game developer at Rovio, the company responsible for Angry Birds. After a creative career in technology and entertainment,...

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How Fitppl’s Social Mission is Helping Busy People Stay Fit

This article was originally posted by Grant Trahant on Caustartist “…there needs to be something to help busy people stay fit people.” Fitppl is a BCorp certified collective of individuals who are producing forward thinking products, such as plant— based protein powders and ethical apparel. The founder of fitppl, Patrick Schecht, strives to reduce plastic pollution by using kraft paper pouches and wooden scoops for their protein powders. Fitppl takes their entrepreneurship a step further and provides funding for Active Cleanups, which are fitppl hosted events where the fitppl community cleans up heavily littered areas. Check Out My Q&A...

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