Terracycle and Loop are changing the way we think about recycling. They are creating a recycling ecosystem through their Loop platform that includes some of the biggest manufacturers and suppliers in the world. They only recycle materials, nothing is landfilled or incinerated. Tom Szaky, the Founder/CEO of Terracycle and Loop, describes how purposeful entrepreneurship drove him to start a business focused on solving complex waste issues and ended up creating a Social Enterprise that is Eliminating the Idea of Waste! Their motto is Recycle Everything. You won’t want to miss this episode! #recycleeverything #circulareconomy #recycle #wastemanagement #sustainability
CEO of Terracycle and Loop, Author, Sustainability Leader
Tom Szaky is founder and CEO of TerraCycle, a global leader in the collection and repurposing of complex waste streams. TerraCycle operates in 20 countries, working with some of the world’s largest brands, retailers and manufacturers to create national platforms to recycle products and packaging that otherwise go to landfill or incineration. It also created a new circular shopping platform called Loop that enables consumers to purchase products in reusable packaging.
Tom and TerraCycle have received hundreds of awards and recognition from organizations including the United Nations, World Economic Forum, Fortune Magazine and U.S. Chamber of Commerce.
Tom is the author of four books, Revolution in a Bottle, Outsmart Waste, Make Garbage Great and The Future of Packaging.