Hundreds of local companies have already implemented recycling programs to reduce the amount of waste they generate through day to day activities. By doing so, these companies have complied with existing environmental regulations; established their companies and their employees as good environmental and corporate citizens; and reduced costs for waste disposal by eliminating unnecessary waste. In fact, some local companies have even reduced their garbage by more than 50%.
Although this may seem like a daunting task, it doesn’t have to be. The Essex-Windsor Solid Waste Authority has various options available to assist and guide your business through the various steps necessary to implement a successful workplace reduction program. EWSWA can provide information on choosing the right recycling program to suit your needs, understanding your waste stream, gaining management support for your recycling initiatives, effective placement of recycling containers, and the importance of evaluating your recycling program.
The EWSWA can assist your business through:
- On-Site Visits to establish a new recycling program or to assess your current recycling program and make recommendations for improvements;
- Lunch & Learn sessions to educate management and staff on proper recycling procedures;
- Promotion & Education materials (brochures / posters / guides / etc.)
If you are looking to establish a new recycling program for your business or in your workplace and would like assistance, please call the Waste Reduction Hotline at 1-800-563-3377 for more information. This is a free service.