Episode 135 ft Marion Vigot from Mister Rye

Episode 135 ft Marion Vigot from Mister Rye

Episode 135

How home compostable packaging is critical to sustainability Marion Vigot from Mister Rye

Marion Vigot is a French serial entrepreneur and co-founder of Compostable Alternatives, a one-stop platform making it easy for cafes and restaurants to swap and replace (bio)plastic products with certified home compostable alternatives. Their products range to focus on specialized material used daily in kitchens or for takeaways, and break down anywhere there is oxygen and microorganisms, in under 4 months. In 2019, she co-founded Mister RYE, South Australian rye drinking straws, truly compostable alternatives to plastic/paper options and the byproduct of the local agriculture and grown on certified organic farmland. As well as running her own startups, Marion contributes to Australia’s startup ecosystems as the co-President of La French Tech Australia.

She is also a Director and board member at Startup Adelaide. In 2020 Marion was awarded as part of the 40 Under 40 Entrepreneurs Award and as a Finalist in the Women in Innovation Award in the categories Emerging Innovator and Social Impact. More recently, she has just been announced a Finalist in the 2021 7News Young Achiever Award.

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