Kevin Green, Vice President of AeroFlexx: Combining Features of Rigid and Flexible Packaging for Sustainability Benefits

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team
Published on May 2, 2023

Get inspired by the Grit Daily Startup podcast featuring Kevin Green from AeroFlexx, who shares his game-changing sustainable packaging solution. Kevin discusses his background in the packaging industry and his jump to Aeroflexx to combat plastic pollution. The company’s innovative product promises a reduced carbon footprint by using significantly less plastic while also creating a convenient and practical dispensing experience. The podcast dives into the gritty details of the startup process, including overcoming rejection and finding small wins while pursuing your business goals. Don’t miss this insightful conversation and a call to action to reflect on your own plastic consumption. Don’t forget to subscribe to the podcast for more episodes, and check out gritdaily.com for the latest in startup news. Hosted by the one and only Sebastian Rusk.

Timestamps

[00:00:08] Kevin Green’s journey in tackling plastic pollution

[00:03:34] Reducing plastic pollution through innovative packaging

[00:07:04] Thrilling Startup Process and Plastic Consumption

Best Quotes

[00:02:38] About 9 percent of all plastic packaging in this country gets recycled. Keep that number in mind about 9 percent of all the plastic that you’re buying.

[00:03:35] Over 70 percent of all plastic ever manufactured has been manufactured since 2000, and that number is growing. So it’s an exponential growth curve, especially as smaller economies, get into the middle class and into the hyper consumption mode that America’s kinda set the tone for

[00:04:37] We’re using significantly less plastic, and we’re also creating a convenience factor where consumers really love the dispensing experience

[00:07:29] Number 1 is when you first reach out to a potential customer or sales prospect, they have no idea who you are. You have no brand recognition. This isn’t DuPont calling. Right? This is Aeroflex.

By Jennifer Johnson Jennifer Johnson has been verified by Muck Rack's editorial team

Jennifer Johnson is an Operations Specialist and Booking Producer at Grit Daily.

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