THE ECOPRENEUR SHOW

Becoming An Everyday Hero

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At the age of 4, James Harris, was diagnosed with Asperger’s syndrome, a form of autism. James soon found his passion in protecting the environment and the welfare of animals. As a solution to take action, James soon became fascinated with recycling. His mom, Kathi Goldman saw James intense interest in recycling and helped James turn his passion into a thriving business. At age 18, they started James Recycling alongside his behavioral therapist, Mari Gotesman, who has worked with James since he was 10 years old. With challenges along the way, the business has now been running for 4 years and are up to capacity with customers that they even have a waitlist. They are currently in the process of opening a drop off site.

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