Mitalie is a McGill PhD student in the laboratory of Joann Whalen. She co-founded with Audrey Bolduc, a business student, Groundit, a company providing organic waste management services for coffee shops on the Island of Montreal. Ground coffee residues and organic wastes are composted, therefore reducing the carbon footprint of these coffee shops.
The two budding entrepreneurs are actively seeking funding. They won a prize at the McGill Dobson Cup 2015 and are currently participatin in the ADP Small Business Grant Competition.
To learn more about Groundit:
Facebook Page: https://www.facebook.com/grounditservices/