Make your business a zero waste environment

If you run your own business and are wondering how to reduce your business waste, then there are many ways you can achieve this. Below we explore how you as a business can reduce and recycle your food, glass, and cardboard waste, along with some useful tips, making your business a zero waste environment.

Set the rules

When you run a business and are striving to reduce general waste and increase recycling rates, you need to set the ground rules. Pin up notices around the workplace, and in the kitchen. This will remind your workers to recycle and where the waste needs to be placed.

Reduce general waste bins

Reduce the number of general waste bins as a visual reminder that you are striving to recycle as much waste as possible. Workers will then be directed to the relevant recycling bin.

Place cardboard bins in your working space

A Cardboard Recycling Bristol service, makes it incredibly easy to collect and recycle your cardboard waste. You just need to provide relevant containers inside your business to place the waste cardboard, which can then be transferred into the recycling container for pick-up

Glass bottle boxes in the kitchen

Glass can be recycled multiple times and is one of the easiest items to recycle. Simply place several collection tubs into your kitchen, where glass bottles can be placed. If your business creates a lot of glass waste, then a Bristol glass recycling service will give you the correct size of container to store your glass waste.

Food scraps box in kitchen

As a business, you may not have considered recycling your food waste, but this really is something to think about. Just think about the amount of food waste that you could leave out of the general waste bins, and which could then be recycled for fuel? Many recycling companies now collect food waste from local businesses.

ASL Environmental offers Bristol waste management services, including recycling bins to help you manage your business waste. This covers everything from glass recycling through to food waste. To learn more, please do visit the website.


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