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Episode Info: The Value of Recycling with Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao Today, less than 10% of packaging plastics are recycled. The rest is sent to landfills or becomes pollution. Our special guests today are long-term friends who are working together to change that statistic. They are entrepreneurs, environmental advocates and inventors, Miranda Wang and Jeannie Yao, are co-founders of BioCellection, a company that turns unrecyclable plastic waste into valuable chemicals. Their work with BioCellection has earned them many accolades, including Rolex Awards for Enterprise Laureate, and the Forbes 30 under 30. Join us every other week on Women's Wealth: The Middle Way®, a radio show aimed at helping women navigate questions about work, money, and family. You can find us on your favorite podcast app, including Libsyn, Soundcloud, Podbean, Spotify, Google Podcasts, Apple Podcasts. See you in two weeks! Helpful Links: Women’s Wealth: The Middle Way® http://womenswealth-themiddleway.libsyn.com/ Glen Eagle https://www.gleneagleadv.com/ BioCellection https://www.biocellection.com/ 2019 Rolex Awards Laureate Documentary: Miranda Wang YouTube Link Forbes: BioCellection cofounders named Forbes 30 Under 30 for Social Entrepreneurship Article Link   Interview Transcript: Susan Michel: Welcome back to Women’s Wealth: The Middle Way®, the show that answers your questions about work, money, and family. My name is Susan McGlory Michel and I am the CEO and founder of Glen Eagle, a wealth management firm in New Jersey.  Today, less than 10% of packaging plastics are recycled. The rest is sent to landfills or becomes pollution. Our special guests today are long term friends who are working together to change that statistic. They are entrepreneurs, environmental advocates and inventors, Miranda Wang and Jeanny Yao, are co-founders of BioCellection, a company that turns unrecyclable plastic waste into valuable chemicals. Their work with BioCellection has earned them many accolades, including Rolex Awards for Enterprise Laureate, and the Forbes 30 under 30. Welcome to the show, Miranda and Jeanny. Miranda Wang: Hi. Thanks for having us.  Susan Michel: Miranda, I'll begin with you because you both have such an impressive career and it's very unique, that you're both close friends, which I think is probably a great goal to have when you're starting something and have similar goals and aspirations. Miranda, can you start by telling us a little more about your inspiration as co-founder of BioCellection? And what is your primary goal? What was the idea that launched this as friends and then as a career?  Miranda Wang: Yeah, we founded BioCellection when we were still students in college. And Jeanny and I had met each other when we were still in high school. So we go way back for more than 10 years of working together and being friends with each other. And we first came across a plastic pollution problem and realized that less than 9% of plastics produced annually are actuall...
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