23 May '11, 3pm

Ever wanted to know how to start a recycling program at work? We've got a handy guide:

Use memos, newsletters or company-wide e-mails to distribute updates or milestones about the program Inform staff of certain contaminants or individuals/departments with strong participation Publicize the quantity your company recycles and revenues over a certain period (month, quarter, year); your hauling company will be able to provide this information Calculate/distribute disposal cost savings based on the decrease of office waste Survey employees/departments to identify program problems and improvements Post informative articles on recycling, source reduction, reuse and/or the environment to further educate staff Include information on recycling program participation in the new employee orientation and/or handbook Show how successful and creative your program is by promoting your company’s efforts outside the business. Consider applying for various local, state or fede...

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