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How to Recycle in a Business: Tips and Benefits

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If you want to start a corporate waste reduction program and learn the benefits of recycling, then here are some things you need to know.

How to Recycle Tips

First of all, you’ll need recycling bins before you can even begin thinking of where and how you’ll recycle the actual waste. In a professional business you’ll want to avoid those generic and dated blue containers. Instead, get a very sophisticated and modern recycling bin, giving your work space a much more polished look. Also, you may want to consider having outdoor recycling bins for foot traffic outside of your building.

Now that you’ve acquired your containers, you’ll have to choose an option for hauling & disposal. First, you could contact your local waste hauler and order recycling service. Alternatively, you can self-haul it to a buyback/drop-off facility.

Benefits of Recycling

By recycling, a business can downsize the contents of its dumpster and get a recycling bin. Your business will also not have to pay a disposal fee. An added benefit is that some recycling companies actually pay you money for the amount of waste you give them. Other companies will also take the items and sell it themselves, giving the money away to charities.

Studies have shown that ROI increases with businesses who recycle. In addition to recycling, a business with LEED certified buildings are much more energy efficient. They can have up to 30 to 60 % energy reduction, which saves money too. Also, promoting your recycling program to your community can increase social standing.

Properly recycling at the workplace not only benefits a business’ bottom line; it can show your community, clients and other businesses around the world that you take a considerate stance towards the environment.

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3 Responses to How to Recycle in a Business: Tips and Benefits

  1. Avatar Daisy James says:

    It was helpful when you said to find a recycling service that can haul off the waste for you. Last night, I was at my sister’s house for dinner, and she talked about how she wants to start working on recycling better at her company, so she wanted to know how to start. I’ll pass these tips along to her so she can look into finding a recycling company to work with.

  2. Avatar Sherry Gajos says:

    I love what you said about how businesses can downsize the contents of their dumpsters and get a recycling bin. My cousin is hoping to do more green incentives at the small business he owns and see if his employees will help him with protecting the environment a bit more. Thank you for the information about how recycling companies actually pay a business for the amount of waste sent to them. I had no idea!

  3. Thanks again for all the recycling tips! My mother always taught me the importance of recycling and how it can save the Earth one bottle at a time. Just like you mentioned, by recycling, companies can actually downsize their dumpster into a recycling bin. Thanks for all the information!

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