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UNC Clean Tech Speaker

Scott Farling

Scott Farling
Ocean Plastics Recovery Project


Scott has dedicated his career to recovering value from waste and is an advocate for thoughtful consumption. He graduated from Pennsylvania State University with a Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, concentration in Polymer Processing, and minor in Environmental Engineering in 1995. After more than a decade in the chemical industry, Scott shifted careers to focus on recovering value from complex waste streams at MBA Polymers and later at Agilyx Corporation, where his roles included operations management, process development, waste plastics research, and business development. Scott also serves on the board of Oregon Green Schools, a non-profit dedicated to energizing and engaging students through student-driven activities that advance their understanding and ownership of sustainability.