Footprint

Footprint

Plant-based engineering

Sector Processors, Packagers & Distributors

Founded 2014

Headquarters Gilbert, AZ

Footprint exists to create a healthier planet by eliminating single-use and short-term use plastics. Footprint designs, develops and manufactures technologies that are biodegradable, compostable, and recyclable. They are revolutionizing industries to eliminate plastic pollution by making it easy for companies to switch to plant-based solutions. The company was co-founded by former Intel engineers Troy Swope and Yoke Chung and employs more than 1,000 people. In 2019, Footprint was announced a winner of the prestigious NextGen Cup Challenge for its Plant-based alternative manufacturing process for drinking cups and lids. It has already helped eliminate over 61 million pounds of plastic.

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LEADERSHIP
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Troy Swope

Co-Founder and CEO

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Yoke Chung

Co-founder and CTO

ARTICLES
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9/25/2020

Footprint Named to Fortune’s 2020 Change the World List

Footprint has been named to Fortune's 2020 Change the World list for their work in eliminating single-use plasticware.

Read Time

2

min

IN THE NEWS

OUR PODCAST

WHERE DO WE GROW FROM HERE

7/14/21

Recycled Misconceptions with Footprint

Troy Swope, CEO of Footprint, and Darin Olien, co-host of Netflix’s Down to Earth with Zac Efron, Author of Superlife, and Host of The Darin Olien Show, join the S2G Ventures podcast. From plastics in our food, misconceptions on recycling, and end-of-life considerations for packaging, the problem of single-use plastic stretches across the globe. There is an enormous opportunity for innovation, plant-based solutions, and action. Beyond the mounting plastic problem and how Footprint brings much-needed innovation to packaging, guests focus on empowerment and how individuals can take small steps and find solutions in everyday life.

EPISODE

22

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