Michael Waas


Global Vice President, Brand Partnerships



Michael Waas is the Global Vice President of Brand Partnerships at TerraCycle, a global leader in recycling the non-recyclable. Michael is responsible for TerraCycle’s brand partnerships, which make it possible for companies across the CPG spectrum to provide national recycling programs for their hard-to-recycle products and packaging. TerraCycle’s partners include P&G, L’Oreal, Colgate-Palmolive, Glad, Kraft-Heinz, PepsiCo, Mondelez, Nestlé, Kimberly-Clark, and many more, and the recycling programs engage tens of millions of consumers and
have diverted billions of pieces of waste. Michael firmly believes in the power of social enterprise, and joined TerraCycle in 2008 after connecting with TerraCycle founder Tom Szaky through the StartingBloc fellowship for social innovation. He holds an undergraduate degree in Music and Political Science and an M.A. in Political Science from Central Michigan University.

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