Taylor McCarten is the Co-Founder and CEO of BinBreeze, the world’s first non-toxic and all-natural composting powder. A University of Victoria graduate, Taylor created BinBreeze as he was finishing his MBA at the school. He went on to appear on season 15 of CBC’s Dragons’ Den with his product and successfully teamed up with Dragon Arlene Dickinson. BinBreeze is now in over 500 retail locations across Canada and counting.
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In this episode Marjorie and Taylor discuss:
- The challenges with indoor compost
- What inspired Taylor to create BinBreeze
- The dangers of burning wood and the benefits of circular economy (upcycling wood dust)
- Tips for eco and social entrepreneurs just starting out
Resources mentioned in today’s episode:
- Trevor Handcock (wiki), 1st candidate for Green party in Canada, sustainability is a human rights issue
- Climate Tech VC – https://climatetechvc.co/
- Mindset by Carol Dweck (Audible/Amazon)*- https://amzn.to/3yhZWD6
Connect with Taylor and the BinBreeze Team:
- Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/binbreeze/
- Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/binbreeze
- LinkedIn: https://ca.linkedin.com/company/binbreeze
- Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC7szK_8cczPpO1yYyi_V2Vw
- Taylor’s LinkedInhttps://www.linkedin.com/in/taylormccarten/
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- Website: https://www.asustainablemind.com
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