Earth911 Podcast: Shameek Upadhya of Omvits on Vegan Vitamins, Sustainable Packaging

Earth911 Podcast: Shameek Upadhya of Omvits on Vegan Vitamins, Sustainable Packaging

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Omvits is a four-year-old British dietary dietary supplements firm with a deep dedication to sustainability. Earth911 talks with Omvits cofounder Shameek Upadhya about why the corporate centered on making vegan nutritional vitamins and delivering them in essentially the most sustainable packaging doable.

Among Omvits’ vegan dietary supplements are omega-3 oil and vitamin D. Omega-3 dietary supplements are tough to get in a vegan food plan, because the oil is often harvested from salmon. Upadhya shares how he and his crew realized that world fish provides might collapse by 2048 and determined to make omega-3 oil from algae as a substitute. Omvit’s vegan vitamin D is made utilizing lichen to get rid of using lanolin collected from sheep’s wool.

Shameek Upadhya, cofounder of Omvits
Shameek Upadhya, cofounder of Omvits, is our visitor on at this time’s Sustainability in Your Ear podcast.

The firm presently delivers its merchandise in plastic bottles with refills accessible in low-plastic pouches. Next month, Omvits will introduce plastic-free refill pouches that biodegrade in family compost piles.

Omvits has supplied free annual provides of nutritional vitamins to greater than 25,000 kids and is constructing charitable assist for local weather motion into its enterprise mannequin. Omvits nutritional vitamins will attain the U.S. in early 2022; sign up at Omvits to obtain alerts about U.S. availability.