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Town Hall South: Tom Szaky
December 6, 2016 at 10:10 AM - 11:10 AMMEMBERSHIP ONLY
Tom Szaky is the Founder and CEO of TerraCycle, an international leader in the collection and repurposing of hard-to-recycle post-consumer waste, from used chip bags to cigarette butts. On a yearly basis and across 23 countries, TerraCycle collects and repurposes billions of pieces of waste, creating millions of dollars of donations for schools and charities in the process. Through TerraCycle, Tom Szaky has pioneered a process involving manufacturers, retailers, consumers and community groups to create circular solutions for waste that otherwise would go to a landfill or be incinerated.
Mr. Szaky and TerraCycle have received over 100 social, environmental and business awards from a range of organizations including the United Nations, World Economic Forum and the Environmental Protection Agency.