Assign & Empower Identify an on-site recycling champion who will take ownership of recycling efforts and help motivate others.
Learn & Set Up Review the acceptable items as well as the do’s and don’ts of recycling with your champion to ensure sustainable practices are met. Place recycling containers in common areas, such as meeting and break rooms as well as recreation rooms and outdoor areas.
Engage & Sustain Hold frequent meetings to promote your program as well as reward those employees or tenants who have continuously done their art to stay compliant by recycling the right way.
Do: Recycle empty plastic bottles, cans, paper and cardboard, keep food and liquids out of recycling and always place recyclables loose inside containers. Remember to always flatten cardboard boxes to make room for all your recyclables.
Don’t: Place plastic wrap, rope, bulky items, scrap metal or hazardous materials such as batteries in your recycling. Visit www.rorr.com to download helpful recycling tools specific for business and apartment complexes to share with your employees or tenants.