Tom Szaky, CEO of TerraCycle, Inc. a highly creative and successful super-sustainable company that was born of worm poo and plastic soda bottles.
This Hungarian-born, Princeton dropout has been wildly successful as his original organic fertilizer idea has blossomed into a new business category that he calls Sponsored Waste.
Tom has teamed up with various manufacturers, such as Stonyfield Farms, Clif Bar, Kraft Foods, and Frito Lay to collect packaging waste to create various products such as clever bags for fashion and practical use. He does a lot to help highlight causes in his highly PR savvy process and works often with school groups and other community organizations.
If you haven’t heard of Tom, you’ve probably heard about TerraCycle.
Tune in to hear this brilliant young entrepreneur who is creating a new standard for business and the manufacturing life cycle.
Thursday, April 16, 2009
7 – 8pm EST
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