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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 construction waste from build-outs and renovations

Source: Earth911 “Is it best to rent a dumpster for a bigger remodel job? Will the waste be recycled? You may end up saving a great deal of time by having an on-site dumpster, rather than driving back and forth to dump your waste. Many companies will not only provide you a container for your […]

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July 29th, 2014 Estimating your company’s weekly recycling and waste

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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July 29th, 2014 The social costs of trash

The social costs of trash are not easily quantifiable. Here are some questions that address waste management on a community-wide scale when managing the waste in your own building or business: What price do you place on odors by disposal facilities? What is the dollar impact on property values, on community image or pride? How […]

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July 29th, 2014 Download sample waste audits

So it is time to perform a waste audit? That’s great! Please click on the links below to see examples of a business waste audit. Keep America Beautiful University of Wisconsin Milwaukee  City of Bothell Efficient buildings – from insight to action.    

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July 29th, 2014 How to develop a waste management plan

According to the CA.gov, businesses should stick to the Reduce, Reuse, Recycle mantra when developing a waste management plan. Here’s how: Reduce Set your photocopiers and printers to print on both sides by default. Make computer files, not paper files when possible. If you have not explored computer alternatives to paper in a couple years, […]

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