RWM 2019: TerraCycle founder confirmed as Keynote Speaker

22 January 2019

TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky will be leading a keynote seminar at this year’s RWM in partnership with CIWM, it has been announced.       

TerraCycle repurposes waste into new “eco-friendly materials and products”. It forms “working partnerships” with global brands with an aim of promoting and working towards a circular economy.

It offers many innovative recycling solutions for hard-to-recycle products.

TerraCycle recently announced the launch of the UK’s first free recycling collection scheme for contact lenses. Other recent high-profile partnerships include a recycling scheme for crisp packets with Walkers and working with Colgate on a national toothpaste tube collection scheme.

Tom Szaky CEO and Founder of TerraCycle comments: "There is real momentum in the UK in terms of recycling, sustainability and the circular economy so I am delighted to be speaking at RWM 2019.

“My keynote presentation will look at how TerraCycle is working towards Eliminating the Idea of Waste. By forming partnerships with leading brands and developing circular economy practices, TerraCycle makes the non-recyclable, recyclable. Plus why society needs to move from disposable to durable / reusable and TerraCycle's ground-breaking work in this area."

Nick Woore, Managing Director of RWM said “Tom Szaky has led an incredible life, and he is currently changing the game with the work TerraCycle do.

“If you’re aware of his work then this keynote should be high on your agenda, and if you don’t know who Tom is, then use this opportunity to get to know one of the finest pioneers in the waste industry today.”

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