“Tom illuminates pathways to finding ‘gold in garbage heaps’… Thanks to this book, I can no longer acquire and discard unconsciously, and as I’ve long said, change begins with awareness.”
—From the foreword by Deepak Chopra
“The waste industry is ripe for massive innovation and change. It takes creative minds and people with the courage to knock down doors and go around walls to be the spark. Tom is that.”
—Ron Gonen, New York City Deputy Commissioner of Sanitation, Recycling, and Sustainability and cofounder and former CEO, RecycleBank
“Real change demands big, fearless ideas. Tom Szaky turns conventional thinking about trash on its head and lights the way for fundamental transformation of the waste system.”
—Geoff Rathbone, Vice President of Resource Recovery, Progressive Waste Solutions
About the Author
Tom Szaky is the founder and CEO of TerraCycle (www.terracycle.com), an innovative and award-winning global recycling company that makes typically non-recyclable waste recyclable in over twenty-four countries around the world. Globally, over 60 million people participate in TerraCycle's programs.