The idea for PlasticWorks was formed in 2018 when the City of Boise could no longer recycle any plastics numbered 4-7. This included many single use plastics like water bottles and vegetable packaging. Concerned about the impact on the environment, not only with the increase of plastics in the waste stream, but also the impact of shipping the plastics out of state. A group of concerned partners wanted to figure out a way to “upcycle” the plastics and create a lab that demonstrated how plastics could repurposed.
Case Western Reserve University - Weatherhead School of Management
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Russ Stoddard, President & Founder
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Boise, ID, US
Business Website: https://oliverrussell.com/
Year Founded: 1991
Number of Employees: 11 to 50
Oliver Russell is a social impact brand design and strategy agency in Boise, ID. Russ Stoddard founded Oliver Russell in 1991 as “a full service advertising and PR agency with social responsibility at its core.” Then in 2011 they became a certified B Corp and then Idaho’s first public benefit company.