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Transforming Plastic Waste into Useful Products with Taylor DuBose of SUS

  1. Transforming Plastic Waste into Useful Products with Taylor DuBose of SUS Ian Peterman 36:01

In this episode, Ian Peterman chats with Taylor DuBose, the innovative founder of Sustainable Utilization System LLC (SUS). They explore Taylor’s journey from using childhood creativity with Legos to establishing SUS in 2020, a company dedicated to repurposing plastic waste into functional products. The discussion covers the challenges of sustainability, SUS’s unique approach to reusing plastics, and their commitment to ethical production practices. They also highlight the Reborn Initiative, SUS’s efforts in refurbishing old bags to donate to those in need, and their upcoming product launches.

Notable Moments:

  • (02:06) Recycling Plastic Into Products

  • (04:57) Branding And Repurposing Plastic Waste 

  • (09:01) Sustainable Product Development And Marketing

  • (15:55) Materials And Supply Chain Management

  • (19:30) Repurposing Materials, Like Polyester And Coffee Burlap Bags

  • (24:49) Waste Management In Businesses And Communities 

  • (29:19) Conscious Design Purpose

Learn more about Taylor Dubose and Sustainable Utilization System LLC (SUS):

At SUS, we use the same plastic that would go into recycling, and turn it into our bags! Together, we can

contribute to preserving our environment and ensuring a cleaner and healthier planet for future generations

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We created this content so creative entrepreneurs like you can integrate social and environmental responsibility into your brand’s DNA through Conscious Design. Ian Peterman, a leading expert in Conscious Design, hosts the Conscious Design podcast and is the co-author of the book Conscious Design.

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Ian Peterman is leading the way for conscious design thinking through his book, podcast, and public appearances. His methods for prioritizing restorative, sustainable, and inclusive values to build a legacy of positive impact for his client’s brands have offered an exciting and rewarding approach to the future of good business. The Peterman Design Firm specializes in developing and commercializing products and offers branding and marketing for the missions its clients create. Ian also builds teams and catalyzes growth via fractional COO and CMO services. Ian is passionate about green tech, space exploration, and creating meaningful connections through human-centered planet friendly brands. When he’s not teaching and implementing conscious design he enjoys family, food, and watching the night sky. To learn more about Ian and Conscious Design you can check out @Petermanfirm for the latest podcasts, projects, and events, or find the book on Amazon.

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