Genecis Bioindustries Inc. is solving the climate crises of food waste and plastic pollution with one circular economy solution: bioplastic made from food waste. This biotechnology company converts food waste destined for landfills into eco-friendly, biodegradable PHA plastics for packaging, food services, agriculture, textiles and many other sectors. Founded in 2017, Genecis employs 45 full-time staff including experts in polymer science, product development, and bacteria fermentation. Among their many accomplishments, Genecis is a graduate of Y Combinator, has backing from Khosla Ventures and BDC, and won the 2020 Extreme Tech Challenge for Cleantech & Energy. In 2023, they aim to launch products with existing partners and their own brands, bringing the next generation of sustainable materials into the market.