15 Jun '11, 10pm

DHL Bundles Waste, Recycling Services in Envirosolutions Arm

DHL Bundles Waste, Recycling Services in Envirosolutions Arm

DHL , mainly known for mail and freight delivery, has created a new division to highlight its waste and recycling offerings in Europe. DHL Envirosolutions is the newest arm of DHL Supply Chain, and offers trash and recycling hauling, assistance for complying with packaging and electronic waste laws, and energy audits. Pub chain JD Wetherspoon, for example, worked with DHL on a waste reduction and recycling program that led to its 800 pubs all sorting waste at their locations, with the recyclables getting picked up after deliveries come in. Through the new system, JD Wetherspoon increased the amount of aluminum it recycles by 89 percent, steel by 57 percent and cardboard and paper by 19 percent. In turn, the company saved £150,000 ($243,000) in landfill fees. As with other companies that have broadened their focus beyond specific services, DHL is building off of its knowled...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/news/2011/06/15/dhl-bundles-waste...

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