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Happy America Recycles Day 2020!

Each year, November 15th is dedicated to recycling in America! We’ve provided all the information you need to know so you can get involved!

  Each year, November 15th is dedicated to recycling in America! The day was started by Keep America Beautiful (KAB) and many communities across the country host various events to promote, celebrate, and raise awareness about recycling before and after this special day. Below, we've provided all the information you need to know so you can get involved for America Recycles Day and apply these learnings well beyond a single event!

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A Step-by-Step Guide to Sustainable Supply Chains

In this blog post, we are going to explore several actions stakeholders can prioritize to move toward more sustainable supply chains while reaping the benefits that come along with doing so.

 

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6 Practices for an Eco-friendly Business Environment

Businesses have an excellent opportunity to focus on iterating on old ideas and introducing new practices to improve the health of their organization. Read our post to pick up tips for integrating environmentally-friendly practices into your business to help create a healthier environment while driving corporate success!

 

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6 Ways to Improve Facility Management Operations

Successful facility managers focus on introducing optimization into their roles whether it's through upgrading company assets to boost efficiency, or working with innovative waste haulers to improve waste and recycling operations. Read the post to learn six top tips for driving long-term facility management success.

  With over 5.6 million commercial buildings in the United States, many people, employees and consumers alike, expect facilities to be sustainable—through energy conservation, solid waste management and recycling, and resource conservation, to name a few. But what many people don’t realize is that a sustainable business cannot be achieved without efficient facility management. Facility management sounds exactly like what it is: A professional management discipline rooted mainly in the efficient and sustainable delivery of services and facility improvements within the buildings being managed.

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5 Tips to Create an Evergreen Recycling Program

For some companies, it’s easy to create a recycling program with a laissez-faire approach and hope for the best while calling it a success. However, to truly have an effective waste and recycling program that makes an impact, companies must be dynamic . Check out a few tips in this post that your business can implement to ensure a successful recycling program, increase recycling rates, and improve cost savings--No matter what curveballs are thrown your way!

  For some companies, it’s easy to create a recycling program with a laissez-faire approach and hope for the best while calling it a success. However, to truly have an effective waste and recycling program that makes an impact, companies must be more dynamic—adjusting recycling programs to meet new needs as they arise, such as business expansion, unexpected materials being introduced into the waste stream, and new employees joining the team.

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The Ultimate List of What Can Be Recycled

If you're wondering what items can be recycled, you've come to the right place. Understanding this information will help improve your recycling efforts. Still, with several materials, rules, and bins to keep track of, we know it can be easy to lose sight of the specifics. Here, we're going to list the items you can (and cannot) recycle to help your business maximize the positive impacts of your recycling efforts. Follow along for more!

  If you're wondering what items can be recycled, you've come to the right place. Understanding this information will help improve your recycling efforts. Still, with several materials, rules, and bins to keep track of, we know it can be easy to lose sight of the specifics. Here, we're going to list the items you can (and cannot) recycle to help your business maximize the positive impacts of your recycling efforts. Follow along for more!

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