Zero Waste at Work
By reducing the amount of waste the city produces and sends to landfills, Cleve- land can improve human health through the elimination of hazardous waste, pro- tect and increase property values and quality of place, as well as save business, government, organizations and the community money. Additionally, innovative ways of dealing with waste can create new business and employment opportuni- ties through either the re-use and recycling of products or the creative design of innovative products or processes that allow for “waste-to-profit” or “industrial symbiosis” models. Get started with the tips below and share your success story here!
- Conduct a waste audit. Learn more at a Business Recycling Workshop.
- Implement a workplace program for recycling and composting.
- Host Zero waste events and meetings. Learn how in the Zero Waste Event Guide.
- Reduce disposable plastic bottles and use tap water instead. Here are some tips to reduce water bottles in the workplace.