First Came the Milkman. Then Came Loop.
Where most of us see trash, Tom Szaky sees potential. In 2001 Szaky set out to recycle the hard-to-recycle products we use, from coffee capsules to cigarette butts. Today, his company TerraCycle offers a suite of waste sorting services that includes free recycling programs, industrial waste management, and now, refillable container programs.
The Origin & Future of Landfill
Mount Everest made headlines recently — the Nepalese government just hauled 24,000 pounds of trash off the mountain, pulling back the curtain on what had become the world’s highest garbage dump.