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2011.06.06 209363

Ucan Products, the Untrash® Brand

The Untrash® Brand of compostable bags are preferred by consumers. Untrash is strong & reliable and unmess the mess of food waste recycling.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Consumer Products
  • Location Menlo Park, CA, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded January 2011
  • Employees 2
  • Website untrashproducts.com

Company Summary

Ucan Products® is a sustainable consumer products company. We make the Untrash® brand of compostable bags and food waste cans optimized for in-home waste separation; products sell through direct, retail and municipal channels. > 1/3 of trash is compostable and Ucan's mission is to Untrash® our world through best in class products and relentless customer focus. The Untrash® brand inspires re-use of precious resources.

Team

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    Anne Ballinger Morrissey
    CEO

    Anne is an entrepreneur at heart and has successfully directed the creation of new products and businesses such as GSI, Vivant, ASTIA, and now, Ucan Products. In addition to several patents, Anne has led strategic direction for multiple startups and loves brining new ideas to market. Her passion is to develop products and services that make a difference in people's lives and to transform market categories.

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    Branko Lukic
    CDO

    Branko is also Founder and Principal of NONOBJECT Studio and brings with him years of experience at IDEO and frogdesign where his clients included Nike, HP, Pepsi and Starbucks. He holds many patents and has won numerous awards. Branko brings his unique vision to Ucan Products, wholeheartedly embracing the vision of a world where trash, sustainability and amazing design all work in unison.

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    Steve Takayama
    CDO

    Steve, also Founder and Partner of NONOBJECT, brings years of experience in Industrial Design at IDEO where his client list included Cisco, Hoover, Vocera and Auria. He holds many patents and has received numerous awards throughout his career. Steve is passionate about sustainable design and brings that enthusiasm to the Untrash brand line of products.

Advisors

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    Mitch Zucklie/Orrick (Corporate), John McDonnell (Contracts), Chris Palermo (IP)
    Lawyer
    Unconfirmed
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    Mimi Leary
    Accountant
    Unconfirmed

Previous Investors

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    Friends & Family
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