Why One Entrepreneur Left Silicon Valley To Tackle Sustainable Packaging

Read the full story in Fortune.

In 2009, Ken Jacobus quit his Silicon Valley job to set up Good Start Packaging, a supplier of compostable takeaway containers for restaurants. He had little knowledge of the industry, about $10,000 worth of inventory, and no staff. Today, he’s using his credit card rewards to make sure his 9 employees have health insurance, 401K, and unlimited leave — all from selling compostable food containers.

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