Refuse and Recycling Blog
The US generates several million tons of municipal solid waste every year. It is estimated that about one-third of this waste is generated by businesses, such as offices, restaurants and retail stores. As awareness about the environmental impact of operations grows, businesses are becoming more conscious of the office waste generated by them. Here are some tips to reduce solid waste at the workplace:
The United States Environmental Protection Agency estimates that each person in the U.S. generates roughly 4.4 pounds of waste every day, an increase of over 20% since 1980. Trash disposal companies in Connecticut shift millions of tons every year. All that trash is building up to an environmental disaster as suitable space for landfills begins to run short. By committing to solid waste reduction at home, you are helping to preserve the planet for future generations.