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$75.00 pledged of $25,000 goal
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By LaTangela Newsome
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About this project

I am a single mother who developed this product and became passionate about it, out of necessity. I love to cook but I was tired of figuring out a better a way to dispose of my used cooking oils and fats. I have learned so much about the environment and this product. I have learned there is a bigger problem than most know  Grease Bags can solve it. Adding oil to Grease Bags makes an even better compost. Grease Bags are patent-pending, a trademark has been filed and an enormous amount of work has gone into Grease Bags so far. We only plan on ramping up more from here. The response has been incredible so we are excited! People want a better way to dispose grease. Pouring grease down the drain not only causes costly clogs to homes and the city, but they also cause major pollution to waterways and water filtration systems due to sewage overflow. The alternative: disposing oil in containers and plastic bags, increases waste. Grease Bags solves all of these problems with one simple solution.

 It's a dream to even have made prototypes and find awesome manufacturers who are forward thinking  and ahead of many others in the space of compostable packaging. I have also developed relationships with very responsible producers of my all natural non toxic absorbent. These relationships have leveraged my knowledge tremendously and we have developed a great product!

We are now at the phase where we want to deliver a certified compostable product to market (both commercially and backyard composting). A purchase order and 70% of testing costs must come first. Each component used to make Grease Bags is already certified compostable, so we have no doubts about receiving positive results. By combining these elements it creates a new product that has to  be tested on its own. We want the very best product that we can stand by.

We want to improve people's lives and improve the planet, with Grease Bags!

Risks and challenges

Once we begin testing we have to pass a 84 day compostability test. If the formula of putting the elements together prove a longer composting process than we will simply have to re-design the bag and possibly use a loose absorbent versus the pads.
Also we understand this is a brand new product and concept at the consumer level. People are tired of limited ways to dispose of grease but are unaware of the effects on the environment. Our challenge is educating people on the importance of proper grease disposal and how simple the solution really is.

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    Get 3 Grease Bags for just $12.99! One bag absorbs a quart of oil. One order can last a month or longer, depending on your cooking habits.

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    Stay on of the progress of Grease Bags on a personal level. We will email bi-monthly with all the behind the scenes updates. Plus receive a free month's supply of Grease Bags.

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    Bi-monthly updates, a personal call request to speak to LaTangela personally about her business and future plans, plus a free monthly supply of Grease Bags.

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    Bi-monthly updates, a personal call request with LaTangela about her business and future plans, a VIP invite meet the business owners, and a free 2 month supply of Grease Bags.

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