Brad Liski, CEO and co-founder of Tru Earth. Credit: RAFAL GERSZAK/THE GLOBE AND MAIL

Tru Earth is eliminating plastic pollution, one laundry detergent jug at a time

Each year, at least eight million tons of plastic leaks into the ocean, the equivalent of dumping one garbage truck into the ocean every minute. Unless we dramatically reduce our plastic consumption, researchers believe that the amount of plastic flowing into our oceans will nearly triple by 2040, to 29 million metric tons per year.

These sobering numbers are what drives Brad Liski as the co-founder and chief executive officer of Tru Earth, a zero-waste, eco-friendly household cleaning products company based in Port Moody, B.C. The company was 71st on the list of The Globe and Mail’s Top Growing Companies in 2021, its second year on the list.

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