Implementing sustainability practices is undoubtedly a challenge, and kudos to you if you're the company's sustainability driver! Imagine this: you've just left a meeting about sustainability to grab a bite to eat in the break room, and everyone is using Styrofoam plates and plastic utensils. The recycling bins sit empty.
In a perfect world, we'd recycle every can and compost every scrap of food, but those familiar blue and green bins are often nowhere to be found. According to a 2011 Ipsos poll, 25% of those surveyed said the reason they don't recycle more is that it wasn't accessible or convenient for them the Huffington Post found.
As ski resorts are busy adjusting to climate change like the rest of us, they're reckoning with another challenge: staying relevant. Skiing, snowboarding, and tubing (and the growing list of other snow sports) are highly niche aspects of the hospitality industry.
Recycling is an excellent way of helping to build a more sustainable future. Instead of winding up in a landfill, some products can find a new use through recycling.
Recycling and other environmental buzzwords are being thrown around a lot these days, and many companies are becoming increasingly frustrated. It's an entirely understandable reaction.
Decreasing food waste can be of huge benefit to hospitals and their surrounding communities. When hospitals tackle their food waste problem, the potential benefits include lower costs, increased patient satisfaction, and less food insecurity in their community.
Children are our future, so it makes sense to try and get them as environmentally conscious as we can as early as possible. Here is a list of 10 ways we can get high school children to become engaged in recycling.
From security restrictions to a wide range of visitors, airports represent some unique challenges to be addressed when thinking of waste management. When we think of recycling programs, we usually think of schools, restaurants, and other places where we expect to see a large amount of waste.
Recycling is becoming an increasingly pressing issue. As such, it is becoming more and more important to not only take steps now to recycle but also to start making it a priority to teach children to do the same.
Composting is one of the original methods of sustainable living, even before sustainability became as popular and essential as it has in the last decade. Yet it is still one that most people do not take advantage of.