Recycling comes full circle

WASTE NOT: Michael Brown, CEO and president of Packaging 2.0, holds the meat-packaging tray that his company produces from 100 percent recycled materials and which itself can be recycled. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
WASTE NOT: Michael Brown, CEO and president of Packaging 2.0, holds the meat-packaging tray that his company produces from 100 percent recycled materials and which itself can be recycled. / PBN PHOTO/MICHAEL SALERNO
In 2012, Michael Brown sailed into the Pacific to see for himself what decades of ocean-tossed trash piles contained. The debris field, he said, was filled with plastics. "I went out to see it," he said. "Let me run my fingers through the stuff and see what's out there." As founder and president of Providence-based…
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