-New Addition Strengthens Company’s Expertise in Sustainability and Innovation-
New York, New York (March 19, 2018) - New York-based Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste and recycling management technology company, announced today the appointment of Shazi Visram, founder and former CEO of Happy Family Organic Food Brands, as a member of its Board of Directors.
“Shazi is an essential addition to our already impressive board of directors,” said Greg Lettieri, Co-Founder and CEO of RTS. “Given her proven success and accomplishments at Happy Family, we are privileged to have her join our team and greatly value her expertise and shared environmental principles we repeatedly strive for at Recycle Track Systems.”
In 2017, RTS was the recipient of B Corporation Certification and is among a select number of for-profit organizations who meet the rigorous B Corp criteria regarding standards such as social and environmental performance, accountability and sustainability.
These business principles are also closely aligned with the standards at Happy Family. Visram, who has helped the company become one of the most dominate and successful organic baby food brands in the country, has also made it her mission to address the company’s climate impact. In doing so, she created a Happy Family Climate Action Team to concentrate on environmental issues.
“I am thrilled to join the board of Recycle Track Systems as they lead the way on developing innovative waste management solutions and forging sustainability efforts,” said Visram. “I am eager to leverage my own experience and work as a part of this dedicated team to promote recycling and environmental responsibilities.
Visram joins the RTS board that also includes Lew Frankfort, former Coach Chairman and Larry Cheng, Managing Partner at Volition Capital.
Visram also brings a proven and celebrated track record to the dynamic board, as she has been previously honored for her entrepreneurial achievements and her role in improving children’s nutrition and happiness. She was named one of Babble's 100 Moms who are changing the world. Visram was also lauded by President Obama as "a rockstar of the new economy and a leader we can all emulate" for work such as Happy to Help, the Happy Family brand's far-reaching social and philanthropic initiative aimed at helping children in need.
For additional information about Happy Family, please visit happyfamilybrands.com.
About Recycle Track Systems
Recycle Track Systems (RTS), a waste management technology company headquartered in New York, provides proprietary tracking systems to empower businesses with accurate data and real-time accountability of waste and recycling removal. RTS increases efficiency and provides insights into waste and recycling streams and service pickups using a combination of proprietary software, algorithms, and experts from the waste management industry. The company was founded in 2015 and focuses on environmentally friendly avenues for waste removal and processing. In March 2017, RTS was certified as a B-Corp for its dedication and commitment to environmental and social responsibility, sustainability, and profitability for all stakeholders.
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Frank R. Piemonte