2022 Food Waste Solutions Summit

May 10-12, 2022 | Minneapolis, MN





Seth Goodman


Northstar Recycling


Seth Goodman is the CEO of Northstar Recycling, a company founded on his belief that sending reusable resources to a landfill is not only bad for the environment, it’s bad for business.  Seth grew up in the recycling industry, developing his expertise with all types of waste materials and processes at his family’s recycling operations in Springfield Massachusetts.  After graduating from Lehigh University with a B.S. in Finance, Seth went on to start Northstar Recycling with his brother Noah Goodman, where they utilize their extensive recycling experience and knowledge to help Food and Beverage Companies across North America recycle more and landfill less as a national provider of customized recycling solutions.


Thursday, May 12th

10:30am - 11:30am

Breakout Sessions (Running Concurrently)

Johnson Great Room

Turning Waste into Value: New Frontiers in Recycling

What can be done to ensure we’re finding the highest and best use for any food or scraps that remain? Almost any scenario to decrease the amount of food that ends up in waste streams requires organic recycling, yet the industry faces barriers like insufficient processing capacity and unfavorable economic conditions. Dive into these challenges and discover “what’s next” for food recycling, through case studies of successful recycling models, like composting, insect farming, and more. 

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