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Mango Materials

Using microbes to capture methane and replace fossil fuel based plastics.

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Molly Morse

Mango Materials, Inc. at Mango Materials

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Employees 21–50
Headquarters Berkeley, California, United States
Mango Materials converts carbon from methane into commercially useful biomaterials that replace polluting, fossil-based plastics. Mango Material’s mission is to end plastic pollution and climate change by replacing plastic with polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA), a family of naturally occurring biopolyesters, which works as a viable substitute for most plastic applications and is biodegradable by microorganisms, driving environmental value. ​​The company has an operating launch facility to validate the commercial feasibility of the technology with initial partnerships with good traction to date.

Notable Achievements

  • Named as a B-Corp "Best for the World" company in 2022 in the Environment category.
  • Secured funding from the NSF to develop biodegradable oceangoing plastics alongside teams at UCSB, URI & Rochester.
  • Named a winner of Conservation X Labs' Microfiber Innovation Challenge in 2022.

Currently Operating in 53 Regions

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