Spring 2019 News from The Disruptive Factory: Denise Pines and WisePause Lifestyle Summit

It’s been an exciting spring season for The Disruptive Factory (TDF) as we work with our partners and clients to grow and expand their offerings worldwide across different industries. This month, we are delighted to introduce our valued TDF partner and team member Denise Pines, and the incredible work she is doing to transform midlife wellness for women. A longtime community health advocate, media pioneer and award-winning marketer and serial entrepreneur, Pines currently serves as president of the Medical Board of California. In this role, she is making great strides to improve transparency and recently invited patient advocates to the table to discuss the Board’s enforcement efforts, listen to their concerns, Read Full Blog Post >

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Disrupting Our Way into 2019: Reflections From The Disruptive Factory

The Disruptive Factory is growing rapidly, taking on exciting new projects and gearing up for an unforgettable 2019.  Here’s a behind-the-scenes look at what we’ve been up to in the last year, and what’s on the horizon for the next year.  Many of our clients and partners have hit incredible milestones, including our partner BioLargo‘s new acquisition of breakthrough stem cell therapy technology called SkinDiscTM that uses a homogeneous cocktail to generate a cell-rich bio gel that supports the healing of chronic wounds. This new technology has been proven to help salvage of limbs that otherwise may have led to amputation and costly treatments. The Disruptive Factory is hard at work building Read Full Blog Post >

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Award Winning Maker of Biobased Baby Toys and Consumer Products Selected for Plug and Play Fall 2018 Accelerator

AWARD WINNING MAKER OF BIOBASED BABY TOYS AND CONSUMER PRODUCTS SELECTED FOR PLUG AND PLAY FALL 2018 ACCELERATOR We’re pleased to share that our partner, Bioserie (a Hong Kong-based maker of sustainable and petrochemical-free bioplastics technology) is participating in the exclusive global Plug and Play innovation network this fall as one of 18 startups from around the world focused on innovating new materials and packaging. Bioserie has the potential to revolutionize the industry with its uniquely sustainable products and dynamic, purposeful vision of creating useful and playful products that help the planet. We are proud to work with the team at Bioserie to develop technology to reduce a carbon footprint. Bioserie products go beyond recycling, Read Full Blog Post >

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Earth Day 2018: Ending Plastic Pollution

Sunday, April 22, is Earth Day This year’s theme is “End Plastic Pollution“. Read more here from EarthDay.org > The threat of plastic pollution has never been so alarming. With recent research proving the existence of plastic particles in our food chain; and reports showing massive islands of plastic forming in the Caribbean and in the Pacific Ocean (as recent examples), we have come to a new realization of the environmental damages we continue to cause. Reversing this damage is difficult and will take a long time. Fundamental changes have to be implemented which require comprehensive education and action from ordinary citizens and governments. Extensive research & development, funding, and partnerships Read Full Blog Post >

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These Bold Ideas Aim To Make Plastic Waste A Thing Of The Past

ABOUT THE AUTHOR Ben Schiller is a New York staff writer for Fast Company. Previously, he edited a European management magazine and was a reporter in San Francisco, Prague, and Brussels. More Full Cycle Bioplastics is currently working with the Disruptive Factory The winners of a recent contest hosted by the Ellen MacArthur Foundation all start with one fundamental concept: We can–and must–replace non-recyclable materials on the market with biodegradable alternatives. When the Ellen MacArthur Foundation launched its New Plastics Economy initiative two years ago, it made a dark, headline-grabbing prediction. It said if nothing is done to arrest the rate at which plastic is entering the oceans, those oceans Read Full Blog Post >

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