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ReInventors is a show that features scientists, inventors and tinkerers in the Pacific Northwest who are working to create a more sustainable future. You'll meet folks who are reimagining the basic elements of our everyday lives - where we live, what we eat, the way we get to work.

ReInventors is produced by KCTS 9 and PBS Digital Studios, and the show is hosted by Katie Herzog.

Stories

October 24, 2018
Fighting climate change can feel terrifying for plenty of adults. But 17-year-...
October 12, 2018
Meet the marine biologist who is helping oysters fight back by selectively...
Katie Herzog holds a scoop of mealworms.
September 28, 2018
How a nonprofit focused on protecting salmon and a Washington bug farm are...
August 28, 2018
See how the vegan sausage is made at Field Roast’s test kitchen.
August 16, 2018
Researchers have developed a way to identify, track, and zap the bugs in a...
August 3, 2018
Scientists at UW’s Clean Energy Institute are making this future a reality by...
July 18, 2018
In the basement of a house on a quiet residential street in a suburb just...
July 5, 2018
Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are...
June 21, 2018
A startup in Seattle is converting half-eaten burgers, spoiled milk and spent...
June 7, 2018
Could edible food packing be the key to reducing plastic waste?

Episodes

Season 1
Fighting climate change can feel terrifying for plenty of adults. But 17-year-old Rayan...
Season 1
Thanks to us, the famously delicious oysters of the Pacific Northwest are in danger. The...
Season 1
A nonprofit focused on protecting salmon and a Washington bug farm are trying something...
Season 1
Long-term exposure to air pollution is one of the leading environmental causes of death...
Season 1
Move over, Tofurky. Plant-based meats are booming, and companies like Seattle-based Field...
Season 1
You can always count on pesky mosquitoes to make their presence known through bothersome...
Season 1
Imagine if you could turn almost any surface into a solar panel: office windows could...
Season 1
In the basement of a house on a quiet residential street in a suburb just outside of...
Season 1
Professor Tyler Folsom and his students at University of Washington Bothell are...
Season 1
A startup company in Seattle is converting half-eaten burgers, spoiled milk, and spent...
Season 1
A scientist at Oregon State University is developing edible food packaging as well as...


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A show that features scientists, inventors and tinkerers in the Pacific Northwest.

Upcoming Episodes

Thu 1/17, 4:45pm
Meat from Plants

Move over, Tofurky. Plant-based meats are booming, and companies like Seattle-based Field Roast are redefining an entire food group. But it's more than a matter of just taste or ethics: Animal-derived proteins carry a larger carbon footprint...

Thu 1/24, 4:48pm
Pollution Lab

Researchers at Vancouver General Hospital are teleporting people to Beijing for an afternoon. Well, sort of. At University of British Columbia’s Air Pollution Exposure Lab participants are helping researchers learn about the harmful effects of...