If you haven’t read it, you’ve probably at least heard about John Tierney’s recent “The Reign of Recycling” article in the New York Times. His controversial piece, which largely depicts recycling as a wasted and uneconomical environmental effort, is not the first attack on the industry – and sadly isn’t likely to be the last. As a business owner whose mission is to help businesses recycle more and landfill less, articles like these make me cringe. They ignore the economic benefits of the industry and breed distrust. So when I read Fast Company’s article, “Once Robots Are Sorting The Recycling, The Economics All Change,” explaining the economic game changer that is automated recycling, I thought it was worth sharing.
“Formula for failure: try to please everyone.”
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE: With over 16 years experience in the recycling industry, Noah Goodman is known as an honest and straightforward executive. With his mathematics background, Noah designs straightforward, linear recycling solutions that work. Noah is the co-leader of Northstar and is accountable for Sales, Marketing, and Finance.
EDUCATION:B.S. in Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania
NOAH AFTER WORK: Noah’s time after work is dedicated to his wife Lori and his three boys, Ryan, Ben, and Ethan. An avid sports enthusiast, Noah enjoys playing golf and coaching his three sons in their sporting endeavors year round. Noah is heavily invested in his community where he supports the Jewish Community Center and the Jimmy Fund.