Steve Savage

1908 Brands

Steve Savage is the Founder and CEO of 1908 Brands, a family of brands that develops natural and trusted products for a healthier home and planet. 1908 Brands currently consists of six brands: Boulder Clean, Schultz’s, Thrive Tribe, Three Bears, Pasta Jays, and Bundle Organics.

Steve’s started his first business endeavor, Eco-Products, in 1990. By 2008, Eco-Products was the nation’s leading compostable foodservice products company in the USA.  Eco-Products won numerous environmental awards, including the State of Colorado Gold Leadership award and The Small Business Association’s National Green Leader award.  From 2008 to 2011, Eco-Products was on INC Magazine’s list of fastest-growing businesses and in 2009 was The Colorado Company to Watch by Colorado Biz magazine. Eco-Products also won the Association for Corporate Growth Emerging Company Award in 2010 before they sold the business to Waddington North America (WNA) in 2012.

Personally, over the last few years, Steve has received prestigious awards such as Natural Foods Merchandiser’s 40 Under 40 Award, Thorne Ecological Institute’s “Champion of the Environment”, Boulder County Business Report Eco-Hero, Boulder Chamber of Commerce Entrepreneur of the Year and a finalist for Ernst & Young Entrepreneur of the Year.