Starting an office recycling program
Almost every business has an office. Recycling, even at small offices, can save natural resources, energy, landfill space and money. Make it convenient! Begin by strategically placing recycling bins near desks or even at a central office location. The bins should be clearly marked with the accepted materials
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Recycle bin labeling solutions
Make sure your employees and customers understand what should go into recycling bins. The recycling program in Minnesota created these free, downloadable visual reminders of what can be recycled. They provide bin labels for paper, cardboard, mixed plastics, glass, and many more materials. Thank you Minnesota Recycling Program!
Click Here to download free labels.
Have you looked at your waste bill lately?
Waste creates unnecessary costs, increases your environmental footprint and can make your business vulnerable to risks, regulations and fines.
Americans create more waste per capita than any other country in the world after Canada (source). This is largely because the current logic of how to manage waste relies on hauling and storing in landfills.
A better way to manage waste is to reduce waste and environmental impacts while simultaneously reducing costs. Here are top 10 tips for reducing waste at your business.
1. Conduct a waste audit to identify waste that could be prevented or diverted from landfill
2. Grab your waste bill and call the company that services your locations to ask them:
6. Donate extra food and gently used items instead of throwing them away
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