Innovators

Sustainable America believes in the power of entrepreneurs and markets to effect positive change. We proudly support a select group of innovative companies that are working to develop new ways of making sustainable food and fuel systems attainable and economical.

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Aerofarms

Aerofarms has developed a scalable indoor agricultural growing system that reduces commodity inputs and increases food system resiliency. The approach uses an aerosolized liquid to nourish plants without soil. Plant beds can be vertically stacked to dramatically increase the amount of crop grown in a given footprint.

California Safe Soil

California Safe Soil (CSS) has developed a unique full-cycle system that uses aerobic, enzymatic digestion to convert unsold food from grocery stores into a liquid fertilizer. Compatible with a variety of crops, Harvest-to-Harvest (H2H) fertilizer enhances soil organic matter, which leads to increased crop production. Read more about CSS.

Conservation Capital Fund

Conservation Capital Fund aims to preserve working Western rangelands by providing innovative financing for new agrarians seeking to develop sustainable, free-range cattle operations. Read more about Conservation Capital Fund.

EcoScraps

EcoScraps diverts food waste from the landfill to help grow healthy home gardens, and has recycled over 15 million pounds of food waste to date. EcoScraps is helping to bring food waste capture and composting to a larger, more mainstream audience. Read more about EcoScraps.

eNow

eNow aims to reduce truck idling with its integrated thin-film solar panels and auxiliary power management systems for long-haul and delivery trucks. Truckers can use solar power to save diesel and emissions, while continuing to perform necessary tasks. Read more about eNow.

EV Connect

EV Connect is a leading provider of electric vehicle (EV) charging solutions for commercial, enterprise, hospitality, university and government facilities. EV Connect developed and operates the industry’s most robust and flexible cloud-based platform for the management of charging stations and the drivers that use them. Read more about EV Connect.

Idle Smart

Idle Smart is an automated engine start stop solution that maintains fleet uptime by keeping batteries charged and engines warm, as well as reducing overnight idle time and providing year-round cabin comfort for drivers. Read more about Idle Smart.

Imperfect Produce

Imperfect Produce

Imperfect Produce is America's leading brand of ugly produce. Misshapen and unloved fruits and veggies now have a home. Read more about Imperfect Produce.

Infinite Composites Technologies

Infinite Composites Technologies designs, develops and manufactures advanced gas storage systems for aerospace, industrial gas and transportation applications. The company was founded in 2010 to revolutionize the way pressurized gases are stored. Read more about Infinite Composites Technologies.

Kuli Kuli

Kuli Kuli is the leading brand of products made from moringa, a nutritious tropical plant. Moringa Superfood Bars, Pure Moringa Powder, Energizing Moringa Herbal Tea, and Moringa Green Energy shots make it easy for Americans to get their greens on the go while helping to plant moringa trees and support women farmers in the developing world. Read more.

Spensa Technologies

Spensa uses intelligent pest-monitoring systems to identify specific species on large-scale farms, relaying the results to the farmer over a telemetry system similar to WIFI. The farmer can then apply a pre-emptive, species-targeted intervention and reduce their overall pesticide use. Read more about Spensa Technologies.

Stony Creek Colors

From seed to closet, Stony Creek Colors is transforming the fashion industry by producing natural indigo for denim In partnership with small farmers in the Southeast U.S. The bio-based dyes improve profitability and ecosystem health for farmers while empowering designers, brands, and mills with greater transparency and traceability. Read more about Stony Creek Colors.

XL Hybrids

XL Hybrids developed a cost-effective way to retrofit existing gas-fueled commercial vehicles like cargo vans, shuttle buses and delivery trucks into hybrids, a solution that can increase an entire vehicle fleet’s fuel efficiency by 20 percent. Read more about XL Hybrids.

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