Submitted for assessment : After checking that an innovation is within the scope of the 20 issues Time for the Planet® targets and that it has reached a sufficient maturity, the innovation is being assessed.

Atacama is the company which can replace petroleum plastics with marine-safe alternatives.

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Submission date September 15, 2022 Founders Chris Vitello Development location Albany

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What is the issue addressed?

Elimination of pollution in waterways and waste.

How is the problem solved?

Atacama Raw Materials, manufacturing and closed-loop product recycling reduce resource needs and enable a dramatic reduction in waste.

What is the customer target?

Any user or company which utilized rigid and flexible packaging.

How is this solution different?

Atacama has the ability to solve challenging technical problems in a cost-effective manner. We can compete head-to-head with petroleum plastics. Our cost basis and ability to deliver solutions enable us to provide alternatives to petroleum plastics. The closed-loop process we provide for the collection and reuse of the plastics reduces energy and resources needed for a product.