The MIT Enterprise Forum Zero Waste Roundtable highlights the role of the circular economy in reducing food waste in the United States.  As a measure of the current waste of US food, the Forum notes that every year American consumers, businesses, and farms spend an eye-popping $218 billion a year - 1.3% of U.S. GDP - growing, processing, transporting, and disposing of food that is never eaten. This wasted food results in 52 million tons of food being sent to…

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In January, adidas marked a sustainability milestone, announcing that for the first time, more than half of the polyester used in adidas products will come from recycled plastic waste.  The…

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Tom Szaky, the CEO and Founder of TerraCycle is featured in a recent article on The New Business of Garbage in the Harvard Business Review.  In response to a question…