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Host Greg Smithies is joined by Kidus Asfaw, CEO & Co-Founder, Kubik, to chat about how plastic waste can be transformed into building materials for schools, clinics, homes, warehouses, and more.
Greg Smithies is a Partner on the Climate Technology Investment team at Fifth Wall, the largest venture capital firm focused on technology-driven innovation for the global real estate industry. Kubik is an environmental tech company which turns plastic waste into low-carbon buildings.
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Learn more about Kubik at: https://www.buildkubik.com/
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