Twenty-one-year-old Ashton Gilbert, who has autism, started picking up boxes in the Lebanon, Tenn., area during the COVID-19 pandemic. Now UnBoxed recycling is far bigger than that.
"He has come such a very long way." Angelica Stabile is a lifestyle writer for Fox News Digital. Follow her on Twitter at @atstabile.
In an interview with Fox News Digital, both Gilbert and his mom, Ashley York, explained that they realized there was a whole lot of cardboard to be picked up around the neighborhood as online shopping became a necessity — and not just a nice thing to do — beginning in early 2020.