Formed in January 2010, EcoLogic owns, manufactures and markets Eco-One™ brand of additives for plastic products worldwide. Eco-One™ is an organic additive that enhances the biodegradation of plastic products in a biologically active landfill (appropriate facilities are not available in all areas). Independent ASTM D5511 tests, representing biologically active landfills, have shown 5-15% biodegradation within 30 days. Eco-One™ is scientifically unique and validated for enhanced biodegradation.
Our goal is to drive value for our customers by providing them solutions to meet increasing government, industry and consumer demands for environmental sustainability and biodegradability.
We Support And Are Now Proud Members of:
- Flexible Packaging Association (FPA)
- National Recyclers Coalition (NRC)
- Project Network Members of EPA’s Global Methane Initiative.
- Plastics Environmental Council (PEC)
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EXECUTIVE TEAMEcoLogic's management is comprised of seasoned industry leaders with extensive sales, marketing and operations experience in the packaging, technology and media sectors. The team is committed to meeting increased government, industry and consumer demands for environmental sustainability and biodegradability within the plastics industry.
Executive Vice President, Technology
Duane Buelow has 22 years of leadership experience developing innovative new products and creating a world class R&D organization in the flexible packaging industry. Mr. Buelow is an accomplished strategic and innovative leader in the areas of research and new product development, innovation, sustainability, customer relationships and strategic marketing.
Duane is recognized in the flexible packaging industry for successfully building and leading the top Research & Development and Innovation team in the industry. His strategic approach to new innovative technologies while grounding R&D teams in commercial reality has resulted in delivering superior results to the global commercial business units he has supported.
For the last 15 years, Mr. Buelow has been a key executive at Alcan Packaging, and for more than the last 6 years he served as Vice President of R&D and Innovation including having responsibility for developing and implementing Alcan's overall sustainability strategy and global intellectual property roadmap.
While overseeing a team of 80 professionals for a global business unit of $1.5 billion, Duane was responsible for orchestrating initiatives between technology, innovation, sales, marketing, and operations to ensure products remain best-in-class in terms of technology, process, cost performance and quality. His ability to be both a technical and business strategist led to the R&D team being awarded Top Innovative Supplier from Alcan's top six customers, and resulted in the company obtaining record business unit sales and profit in 2009.
During his tenure, Mr. Buelow and his teams launched a number of highly successful products. Of particular note was the Alcan ClearShield bone-in fresh meat shrink. Duane led the cross-functional team which delivered the product in 2004. At the time, it was named the most innovative new product and process technology in the flexible industry in 20 years.
Duane received a BS degree in Chemistry from University of Wisconsin-Oshkosh. He completed a number of global executive leadership programs while at Alcan Packaging, and has extensive training in innovation methods and processes. Duane has a number of patents to his credit and has also achieved 6-sigma green belt Continuous Improvement certification.
Manager of Fulfillment
Natalie Doak graduated from the University of Oregon with a degree in business administration and has been with EcoLogic since the launch of Eco-One™ in late 2010. With her background in business and a penchant for organization, Natalie has served in a number of roles with EcoLogic, most recently as our Manager of Fulfillment. Natalie works directly with our suppliers, manufacturers, warehouse, and freight forwarders to make sure each batch of Eco-One™ is produced at the highest quality, and delivered to our partners in a timely and effective manner.
Originally from the west coast, Natalie and her husband Griffin have lived in Chicagoland for the past five years. She is an avid runner and reader, and enjoys exploring all that Chicago has to offer.