In ’s vision of the new economy, nothing is garbage. Not cigarette butts. Not dirty diapers. Not even used tampons. Szaky, the founder of TerraCycle, a New Jersey-based garbage startup, has built a $24 million business around the belief that everything is recyclable. He’s convinced some of the world’s largest brands and retailers, including Procter & Gamble Co, Colgate-Palmolive and Office Depot, that there’s value in spending to keep garbage out of landfills. Now he’s seeking millions to help fund a bigger mission: making trash the star ...
How Tom Szaky makes money off your cigarette butt and flip-flops
Now he's seeking millions to help fund a bigger mission: making trash the star of a circular economy, where re-use is the norm
Bloomberg Last Updated at November 27, 2017 22:58 IST