Thurston County and Tumwater pass bag ordinance
Both the Thurston County Board of Commissioners and the City of Tumwater have approved an ordinance banning plastic carryout bags. Read this press release to learn more.
LeMay discontinues plastic film collection
LeMay no longer collects plastic film from the WARC recycle center or from businesses. Read this press release to learn more.
Waste reduction (recycling and waste prevention) offers financial advantages, benefit the environment and society, and establish your organization as a good community citizen, providing immeasurable, lasting rewards.
Follow these steps and get started today! Solid Waste offers FREE assistance to help businesses, non-profit organizations, and governments every step of the way. Click on a step to learn more or download our printable PDF brochure.
|Assess your waste stream and establish a baseline.|
|Conduct a waste audit | Perform a walk-thru of your facility|
|Design your program & set a goal.|
|Ideas to help you reduce, reuse, and recycle | Tips for setting up your recycling system | Sample employee recycling survey questions | Learn about mini trash bins or binless offices | Recycling and waste prevention information by industry|
|Train employees and motivate them to participate.|
|Learn how to form a green team | Get Caught Green Handed! program | Recycling 101 @ work video | Printable recycling stickers and signs|
|Measure your progress and share the results.|
|Share your workplace waste prevention or recycling story | Convert your waste reduction to greenhouse gas emissions|
|Keep it up!|
|Sign up for our Green@work newsletter | Learn about earning Thurston Green Business designation | Beyond SingleStream: other recycling options | Hold a waste-free meeting|
Have a question or need help? Contact Loni Hanka at 360-867-2282 or email@example.com.
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