26 Jun '11, 11am

How exactly do you start a recycling program at work? An Earth911 flashback

How exactly do you start a recycling program at work? An Earth911 flashback

The U.S. EPA estimates that 40 percent of all waste is generated in the workplace. Photo: Amanda Wills, Earth911.com For many of us, home recycling is a pretty easy process. Our city provides us with a recycling bin, and we have Earth911 to tell us what to put in it. Plus, more programs now allow us to throw everything in one place, so you don’t even need to sort. This convenience can also make recycling outside of the home a challenge. However, it’s important to remember the same reasons you recycle at home still apply at places like your job. In fact, the U.S. EPA estimates that 40 percent of all waste is generated in the workplace, so your business could be doing a lot by recycling. But where do you start when there’s no bin at your curb? This handy guide will break down the process for you, and have you recycling at the office in no time. 1. Know what to throw (in the ...

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