Waste & Recycling Sense for Business
A free seminar designed for businesses and nonprofits who are interested in beginning or improving upon their recycling program or need contracting assistance. The seminar also covers how to contract for waste and recycling services.
The Waste & Recycling Sense for Business seminar is comprised of two sessions. The sessions are taught back-to-back by the District's Business Recycling Specialist.
SUCCESSFUL RECYCLING IN YOUR WORKPLACE (1.5 hours)
Learn about the different recyclable commodities, commercial composting, waste haulers and specialty recycling companies, performing a "dumpster dive" or waste sort and how to analyze the results, choosing the proper indoor recycling containers and signage for them, choosing a waste hauling and recycling company, educating employees/students/visitors on the program, changing recycling behaviors, marketing your recycling program, and how to make your recycling program sustainable.
CONTRACTING FOR WASTE & RECYCLING SERVICES (1 hour)
Discuss the terms and conditions of the contracts, types of contracts, fees, and how to structure an agreement to best suit your business.