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August 3rd, 2016 Video: Zero Waste Businesses with Laura Seydel, Turner Foundation

Courtesy of Conserve: Hear about Laura Turner Seydel’s efforts to make Atlanta a more sustainable city, what Ted’s Montana Grill an environmentally friendly restaurant chain, and why she supports Zero Waste Zones and Conserve. Watch video here. 

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August 3rd, 2016 Video: Divert 1 Million Pounds of Waste from Landfills! Affairs to Remember

Courtesy of Conserve: Want to learn how to divert 1 million pounds of waste from landfills? Train staff on environment business practices to save money? Listen to Travis Taylor at Affairs to Remember caterers in Atlanta, GA outline their company’s efforts and successes. Watch video here. 

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July 30th, 2014 Download sample waste management and recycling plans

You are ready to see a Waste Management and Recycling plan? That’s great! Please click on the links below to see examples of Waste Management and Recycling plans. University of Wisconsin Milwaukee NYC.gov Here is an outline of how offices manage their waste and recycling: CA.gov Efficient buildings – from insight to action.  

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July 29th, 2014 How to implement a composting program

Benefits Starting a composting program in your office can be much easier and beneficial than you might think. Here are some of the most important environmental and economic benefits of composting: Making efforts to separate food waste for composting can help decontaminate your recycling. The more plastic and cardboard food containers that are cleaned out, […]

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July 29th, 2014 How to worm compost in the office

Worm composting, also called vermicomposting, can prove to be a very fun activity for the office. Some people are hesitant at first to allow a bucket full of worms to sit in their office space, but once everyone gets used to their presence, worm composting bins are no more noticeable than trash cans and recycling […]

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July 29th, 2014 Recycling old electronics in the workplace

Managing electronics at the end of their useful life (also known as E-waste or E-scrap) is important for businesses because it affects data security, cost management, sustainability reporting, and health and safety (both locally and globally). Keeping electronic data confidential is needed to minimize or eliminate liability under recent regulations such as HIPAA and FACTA. […]

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July 29th, 2014 Contracting with waste management vendors that incentive recycling

The key to an effective working relationship between a contract administrator and a collection contractor is a clearly written and executed contract. Learn tips from industry experts on how to write and negotiate an effective contract with refuse and recycling haulers, while keeping costs under control and increasing recycling. Below are links that will walk […]

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July 29th, 2014 Download sample waste management contracts that incentivize recycling

So you are ready to see sample Waste Management contracts? That’s great! Please click on the links listed below to see examples of Waste Management contracts that incentivize recycling. Department of the Interior (DOI) CA.gov What to consider in waste and recycling contracts: CA.gov Efficient buildings – from insight to action.    

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July 29th, 2014 Best practices for getting building occupants to recycle

Four Best Practices for occupant collaboration in recycling 1. Communication Communication of recycling information and educational materials to building occupants and custodians is important. Property managers must have a communication strategy for distributing recycling information. Weekly meetings, occupant outreach groups, and flyers/information postings in common areas are convenient and effective ways to distribute information to […]

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July 29th, 2014 How to perform a waste audit

There are plenty of reasons to recycle: it keeps land from being used by expanding landfills and mining, reduces fossil fuel extraction, and creates jobs in a growing industry. It is, however, difficult to know if you’re doing a good job of recycling. Below are some strategies to properly measure your recycling rates in your […]

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