Business Recycling Seminars


The Solid Waste District offers free presentations about recycling and waste reduction in the workplace, tailored to the specific needs of your employees, business, school or group. Consider requesting a speaker for your workforce or organization. We can also host a booth or a table at your event.

To request a personalized presentation for your business, contact the District's business recycling specialist at 216.443.3732 or 
request a speaker.

The following presentations are available for a general, adult audience. 
All business seminars and webinars will highlight understanding recycling and waste disposal during COVID-19.

Learn more about 
recycling at work. Or, want to get started on workplace recycling right now? See our Tips to Green Your Office


 



at work: start a Recycling program

Start a workplace waste reduction and recycling program. Designed for businesses, schools and nonprofits that would like to begin recycling or have just begun.
Upcoming Start a Recycling Program Presentations
 
Tuesday, November 17, 2020
Webinar * 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the webinar. 

 
To request a presentation for your business, group or organization, contact the District's business recycling specialist at 216.443.3732 or request a speaker.



AT WORK: behaviors for RECYCLING SUCCESS

Recycling right at work has its own challenges. Proper signage, employee training and consistent education is key. Learn best practices to reduce waste and recycle at your facility, workplace or school and how recycling makes a meaningful difference.


Upcoming Behaviors For Success Presentations

Tuesday, September 29, 2020
Webinar * 1:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the webinar.

Wednesday, January 13, 2021
Webinar * 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the webinar.
 
 
To request a presentation for your business, group or organization, contact the District's business recycling specialist at 216.443.3732 or request a speaker.
 


at work: ADVANCED RECYCLING

Already have a workplace recycling program? Let’s have an interactive discussion on how to decrease waste, recycle more, try composting and solve your current problems.
Upcoming Advanced Recycling Presentations
 
Wednesday, December 9, 2020
Webinar * 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the webinar.
 
 
To request a presentation for your business, group or organization, contact the District's business recycling specialist at 216.443.3732 or request a speaker.



at work: waste audits

You can’t manage what you don’t measure. Do you have soda cans, cardboard, pens, pallets or electronics? Results from a waste audit provide a map on how to reduce waste including what you can and should be recycling or composting. 

Learn the steps to conducting a successful waste audit at your workplace. You'll learn how to interpret the results and apply what you learned to improving your waste reduction and recycling program.

Upcoming Waste Audit Presentations

Tuesday, October 27, 2020
Webinar * 11:00 AM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the webinar.

Thursday, January 28, 2021 
Webinar * 12:00 PM Eastern Time (US and Canada)
Register for the webinar.
 
 
To request a presentation for your business, group or organization, contact the District's business recycling specialist at 216.443.3732 or request a speaker.




AT WORK: Contracting for waste & recycling services

Assistance and consultation with contracting is provided on a one-on-one basis. To request a consultation for your business, group or organization, contact the District's business recycling specialist at 216.443.3732 or request a speaker.

WHAT ARE ATTENDEES SAYING ABOUT OUR BUSINESS PRESENTATIONS?

Public venues, hotel chains, manufacturing facilities, universities, schools, national parks, places of worship, nonprofits, city and local government, property management and real estate development firms, hospitals, small businesses and start-ups were among the many businesses who took advantage of the opportunity to start or improve their recycling programs and learn about contracting for waste and recycling services.

“A lot of great information and well-educated presenters.” 
uniform company employee
 
"I learned about the necessity of good signage and convenience.” 
– newspaper employee
 
“There was a lot of great information and perspective.” 
– design company owner

“I had no idea how many different types of recyclables there were.
It’s gotten me excited to further our program!” 
– aviation employee
“The presentation was very informative.” 
– county employee
 
“The presentation exceeded my expectations. I learned a lot.” 
– employee of a non-profit
 
“The contract presentation was extremely informative and thorough.” 
– hospital employee

“I wanted to come in and learn something new about recycling practices.  Mission accomplished!” 
– city employee 
 

OTHER PRESENTATIONS

The District offers presentations, workshops and webinars throughout the year for a variety of audiences. Our speaker’s bureau can present to your class, group, staff or organization about recycling, composting and waste reduction. See a list of general recycling presentations and composting seminars.

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