In order to have a vision for 2030 that is also positive for our descendants, we need to create technologies that are truly pioneering, ”said Madaras Liz, startup leader, in an interview.
In this, they have now found an excellent partner – along with several other startups – in the accelerator program of the BMW Foundation Herbert Quandt. In its Accelerator Program, BMW is committed to supporting the leading professionals of the future with real deeds such as the environment or equality, an objective that is in line with the relevant UN goals.
Published by Madiz Liz on the website of Vespucci Partners in an interview He talked about the fact that the Hungarian startup was approached by the employees of the foundation, as they came to the conclusion from the activities of Poliloop so far that they can do a lot together for sustainability. “Basically, we see openness, most organizations make long-term commitments to protect the environment and reduce the burden on the environment, but they may also need the help of innovative businesses to implement it. That’s why the companies we connect with strive to build a long-term relationship, ”said the founder of the startup.
According to the startup, it already looks certain that the remaining nine years until 2030 will be a watershed in terms of whether humanity has a future at all. The increase in the ecological footprint due to the increased population must also be taken into account. At Poliloop, they believe we need to create technologies that are truly pioneering, as only these will be able to influence the outcome of things in the right direction. To do this, an economical, environmentally friendly alternative must be provided instead of the current bad habits. They can influence the way we think about plastics: whether we consider this material not as rubbish but as a resource.
Our process is top secret, but all I can tell you is that Poliloop’s innovation is a biotechnological process that breaks down lightweight, typically single-use plastics into organic sludge and compost in less than fifty days without releasing harmful substances. Degradation is already a great achievement in itself, but the real special feature is that the material created during the decomposition can be reused, for example, for soil improvement, thus joining a kind of circular economy. In essence, we can use it as a natural resource
Said Madiz Liz in the interview.
Very few percent of the large amount of plastic waste that is recycled each year is recycled, most of it going to landfill or to nature. Not to mention the degradation time of plastics: it is estimated that a PET bottle degrades naturally in four hundred years, and a plastic bag can take a minimum of two hundred years. The global solution to the problem is therefore extremely burning.