The recycling industry has been taking a hit the last few years, and since COVID-19, rates have dropped about 50 - 60%. But the spike in single-use waste and plummet in recycling doesn’t stop TerraCycle founder & CEO Tom Szaky from feeling optimistic about the future of reuse in America. Tune in for the latest from Tom as he continues combatting product disposability through business models, and get the latest on what’s next for LOOP, TerraCycle’s revolutionary pilot that provides leading brand products in reusable containers around the world.
To learn more about LOOP, check out episode 10, THE MODERN DAY MILKMAN, and visit www.loopstore.com to incorporate reuse into your shelter-in-place shopping!
For more on COVID impacts on plastic pollution, visit upstreamsolutions.org/stay-informed.
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