Ann Starodaj is the Senior Director of Sustainability at Optoro, a reverse logistics technology company based in Washington DC. She brings over a decade of experience in the sustainability field, having held previous positions in the government, non-profit, and private sectors.
At Optoro, Ann oversees initiatives that enable retailers and brands to reduce waste and emissions in the reverse supply chain. She also manages the company’s corporate citizen and community engagement programs. Ann holds a B.A. in Environmental Studies from Lewis and Clark College and an M.S. in Environmental Policy from Bard College. She lives in the Hudson Valley, NY with her husband and son.
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Ann Starodaj (@AnnStarodaj), director of sustainability at Optoro, spoke with us recently to discuss her passion for promoting sustainable consumption, how Optoro’s software solutions enable this for clients, and how leveraging a strong appetite within the business to measure product impact is helping her expand the sustainability team.
Keep reading to learn more about the inspiring army of changemakers Ann is seeing in the marketplace, her desire to collaborate with members on reverse logistics, and the insights she gained as a pastry chef before diving head long into sustainability.
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