A Cleaner Tomorrow Starts With You!

Our mission is to provide a easy-to-use, highly-efficient, closed-loop microfiber trapping device used in consumers’ homes to reduce microplastic emissions at the point source— laundry.


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Julia Yan


Sarah Beth Gleeson


Shoshana Weintraub


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Our Latest News & Updates

Chicago Inno

5 companies selected for Gener8tor's next sustainability accelerator

After receiving more than 400 applications from startups from around the country, Gener8tor, a startup accelerator based in Madison, Wisconsin, has selected the next five companies that will enter its sustainability cohort.

April 24, 2023

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Meet your 2023 semi-finalists.

More than 100 entrepreneurial-minded students ventures pitched their ventures for a chance to compete in the 2023 ASU Innovation Open.

February 2, 2023

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Philadelphia Business Journal

Inno Under 25

Innovation is happening all around Greater Philadelphia. While that’s easy enough to see, what’s even more impressive are the young people behind some of the projects. Meet this year's class of Inno Under 25.

September 29, 2022

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Penn Today

Celebrating the newest President’s Engagement, Innovation, and Sustainability Prize winners

Interim President Wendell Pritchett noted at the luncheon how this year’s recipients represent the biggest cohort yet

May 5, 2022

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FootPrint Coalition

gener8tor Sustainability’s new cohort tackles the climate crisis from all sides

Last year, gener8tor, the over-decade-old startup accelerator out of Madison, Wisconsin, launched its first sustainability cohort in February, its second in October, and now is launching the third iteration.

April 19, 2023

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RealLIST Startups: Meet the 2023 class of most promising Philly tech companies

This year's top 10 startups and 10 runners-up are making waves in healthcare tech, analytics, gaming, environmental tech, education, workplace tech, fintech and entertainment.

January 24, 2023

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Hair scarves and sea life savers won big at Pennovation Accelerator’s 2022 pitch day

Ten founders shared their startups at the accelerator's fifth annual pitch event. Here's how it went down.

August 1, 2022

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Penn Today

Class of 2022 President’s Engagement, Innovation, and Sustainability Prize winners announced

Baleena was selected a winner of University of Pennsylvania's inaugural President's Sustainability Prize

April 20, 2022

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Penn Today

Winners of President’s Sustainability Prize are making a difference for people and the planet

Springboarded by University recognition and support, the alums behind the three prize-winning projects—Baleena, The Community Grocer, and Shinkei Systems—are realizing, even surpassing, their goals.

Mar 28, 2023

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5 Pennovation founders give startup advice

PCI Ventures hosted a showcase for Pennovation-affiliated companies. We asked a handful of their founders about their growth and challenges.

October 31, 2022

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Penn Today

Engineering a solution for microplastic pollution

Graduates Sarah Beth Gleeson, Shoshana Weintraub, and Julia Yan will use their President’s Sustainability Prize to create a device for trapping microfibers in laundry machines to reduce ocean microplastic pollution

June 8, 2022

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