UW grad’s smoothie startup hopes to reduce food waste, global warming

Read the full story at Seattle Refined.

Austin Hirsh has made a smoothie every day for years. He thought, “How can I make this process easier?”

That, combined with studying the intersection of entrepreneurship and engineering and learning more about climate change, led him to start his own sustainable startup. The 2050 Company‘s debut product, The 2050 Smoothie, is an instant powder made from imperfect and surplus produce — just add ice and water, and you’ve got a nutritious smoothie in about a minute.

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