“The key thesis statement is we can’t just recycle our way out of the garbage crisis.” Tom Szaky, TerraCycle’s CEO and co-founder, has a radical view of the circular economy: “We need foundational changes. Our version of this foundational change is: how do we solve the problem of disposability, while matching the benefits?” Renewable Matter met with the circular economy guru, and one of the most inspiring businessman around, in a nice coffeehouse-meets-coworking in Manhattan, New York. Tom has recently launched Loop, a global circular shopping platform, in what is a breathtakingly ambitious attempt to fight waste by transforming the products and packaging of everyday items from single-use to durable, multi-use, feature-packed designs. A challenge that he takes incredibl...