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Green Materials, LLC

Green Materials' process enables biodegradable plastic disposable products to be manufactured from abundant plant by-products at low cost.

  • Stage Prototype Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Philadelphia, PA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2006
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Company Summary

Green Materials, LLC develops green material technologies that enable sustainable short-duration-of-use disposables (e.g. utensils, caps, closures) to be manufactured inexpensively and in high volume for large markets. The company is addressing a pressing environmental problem that has the attention of commercial interests because of growing awareness and consumer preferences.


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    Dara L. Woerdeman
    President & CEO

    Dara L. Woerdeman, Ph.D. has over 20 years experience as a research investigator in materials science in the United States, Belgium and France, and over 5 years experience managing a startup company. In 1996-97, Dr. Woerdeman was invited to join the laboratory of Nobel Prize Winner Pierre G. de Gennes’ Laboratory of Condensed Matter Physics at the Collège de France. She is also a 2006 recipient of the American Chemical Society’s Breen Leadership


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    Pepper Hamilton, LLP
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    DGK Group, P.C.

Previous Investors

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    Federal grants; Friends & famiy