Waste Watchers Blog
Helping businesses improve their waste diversion + recycling efforts, one post at a time!
There Has To Be A Better Way
by Graham Rihn
There has to be a better way. We all want something better. A better way to store files; a better way to run payroll; a better way to find a ride home. These moments of wanting something better are what inspire, or fulfill, big ideas and transformational products. My desire for “a better way” involves recycling.
Did you know, there are different waste and recycling treatments that effect what a product is recycled into? In this post, we dig into the difference between closed-loop and open-loop recycling.read more
In our post, we’ve assembled a checklist to help make implementing your office recycling program easier. Check it out or get in touch with RoadRunner for more information!read more
Learn why the single-stream recycling method isn’t working, and how your business can make its collection method more efficient.read more
Do you ever find yourself approaching your recycling bin and asking yourself, “is this item even recyclable?” or “how in the world do I recycle this?” The next time you find yourself questioning what you’re recycling, keep in mind the Golden Rules listed in our post.read more
Is your company holding an event outside of the office? Your offices green-initiatives can extend beyond the four walls of your office. Check out our tips and suggestions on how to achieve zero-waste at your next work function.read more
It’s important that your staff and coworkers are educated and up to date on what materials are accepted for recycling. To help make it easier, we’ve identified which materials your office should recycle, and which ones should be tossed.read more
We often find that people have good intentions when recycling their materials, but are surprised to learn when some can’t be recycled. Check out which items you may be tempted to recycle, but shouldn’t.read more
Do you ever feel like a huge chunk of your day is spent looking for files? Or maybe the expenses of paper are starting to add up. If so, your office may want to consider going paperless! Check out our post on how your office can go paper-free.read more
In our post, we discuss what happens to your materials after you toss them in your recycling bin! Check out the many uses your recycled materials have.read more