Maria Camila Vasco shares the story of how she built her company Uvida, Boston’s first zero-waste store, while still an undergrad at UMass Boston. (Produced by Anush Elbakyan/Globe Staff, Reporting by Janelle Nanos/Globe Staff, Edited by Caitlin Healy/Globe Staff, Camera: Shelby Lum/Globe Staff, Lucie McCormick/Special to the Globe)
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