Recycling the unrecyclable.
When it comes to saving the planet, one social entrepreneur has been fighting the good fight for over 18 years.
Along the way, Tom Szaky founder of TerraCycle has established a formidable reputation for recycling the non-recyclable. Working in 20 countries, with major partners including consumer brands municipalities and manufacturers, TerraCycle has eliminated billions of pieces of waste from the landfill through various innovative platforms. And with another pioneering initiative just about to launch, it seems Szaky is just getting started.
Social enterprise can play a key role in reshaping our high streets.
Social enterprise can play a key role in reshaping ailing high streets, stepping into spaces where private businesses are no longer viable, writes Nicola Steuer, managing director of the School for Social Entrepreneurs.
One of the biggest challenges local authorities and businesses are facing together is how to respond to the ‘death of the high street’.
As the future of the Arcadia Group hangs in the balance, and household names, like Debenhams, collapse into administration, councils are taking over the management of shopping centres and the CBI is calling for an independent review of business rates in a bid to stem the woes of the off-line retail sector.