Plastic bags banned
Check out our resources to help retailers prepare for the upcoming bag ordinance.
Become a Thurston Green Business!
Apply by March 7, 2014 and be recognized at the Thurston Chamber of Commerce forum in April.
Got extra food? Learn about donating your restaurant's extra food to the Thurston County Food Bank.
Not recycling yet? Get a month of FREE LeMay Single Stream recycling service.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
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