Wilkes University

October 2010 Event - Tom Szaky


The Allan P. Kirby Center Lecture Series in Free Enterprise and Entrepreneurship presents:

Tom Szaky
Co-founder and Chief Executive Officer of TerraCycle, Inc.

When: Thursday, October 7, 2010 at 7:30 p.m.
Where: Dorothy Dickson Darte Center for the Performing Arts
Rebecca Van Jura
Phone: 570-408-4306

FREE and open to the public.

About Tom Szaky:
Co-Founder and CEO of TerraCycle, Inc. – who is recognized for being an “eco-capitalist”. His TerraCycle Plant Food (made from worm poop) is available at numerous retail outlets including Wal-mart, Whole Foods, as well as being named the most eco-friendly product in Home Depot. From his inner city headquarters in Trenton, N.J., the company has now grown to three large facilities manufacturing here in North America more than 50 consumer products -- including garbage cans made from crushed computers, hand bags made from energy bar wrappers and juice pouches, and the most eco-friendly binders and pencils. 

About the The Allan P Kirby Center Lecture Series: 

From the cutting edge to the quirky, but always successful, the Center hosts two lectures annually. Open to students and the community, these forums give students and the community insight into the creative process and drive of the entrepreneur.  Past Events >>  

Kirby Lecture - Tom Szaky (10/7/2010)