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The Milk (Wo)Men of Washington

During the World Economic Forum's annual gathering in Davos, Loop made its grand debut. The brainchild of Terracycle's CEO, Tom Szaky, Loop partners with major manufacturers--Pepsico, Danone, and Nestle to name a few--to decrease our reliance on single-use disposable packaging. The goal of Loop is to bring back the milk man, picking up empty containers and dropping off refilled ones straight to your front door. The milk man is back. In 2017, we started Blue Crate with the mission to reduce our reliance on single-use packaging. Most of the waste that ends up in landfills--and inevitably, major waterways--comes from food packaging. For example, a few humble servings of crackers are sealed in an airtight bag, packaged in an attractive cardboard box,...

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