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'Every little step makes an impact': Old Colorado City bulk refill shop works to reduce plastic waste

Single-use packaging accounts for the highest-demand use of plastic, with 139 million metric tons of single-use plastic waste produced in 2021 alone, according to the Plastic Waste Makers Index. But a store tucked away in Old Colorado City is trying to combat plastic waste and is providing a way for Springs residents to reduce their carbon footprint.

The Colorado Springs Gazette · Jul 30, 2023

Packaging for a Sustainability-Conscious Age

Can’t stand the thought of more plastic bobbing in the ocean? These forward-thinking brands aim to usher in a new era of sustainable beauty, from the outside in. BY KATIE BECKER JULY 18, 2022 This may sound like a familiar … Continue Reading

Vanity Fair · Jul 18, 2022

How I Did It: Grow Out, Not Up

Tom Szaky started TerraCycle in 2002 with high ideals and a great idea. As a sophomore at Princeton, he devised a system that took food waste from the university’s cafeterias and fed it to red worms. These worms produce “castings” … Continue Reading

Forbes · Jul 13, 2022