Compost Program 101 (Part 2): Assessment

2020-09-01T20:58:43+00:00June 28th, 2017|Organics Collection|

Now that we’ve got the basics of compost under our belt (click here to see the first blog in this series post in case you missed the intro to compost!), let’s move on to the first step of implementing a compost program: conducting an assessment. First, we’ll start with a waste audit, which is exactly [...]

Does Your Pharmacy Recycle?

2020-09-01T20:58:43+00:00June 22nd, 2017|Single-Stream Recycling|

Whether you’re a stand-alone pharmacy or a hospital with multiple internal pharmacies – you’ve got A LOT of boxes and plastic containers. Boxes are perfect to divert as single-stream recycling! We recently rolled out a customized program throughout a large hospital’s pharmacy. Of the 18 workstations that we assessed in the pharmacy, we were able [...]

Got Food Scraps? (Part I)

2020-09-01T20:58:43+00:00June 15th, 2017|Organics Collection|

Whether we like it or not, we create compostable waste every day.  The luckiest among us have established composting infrastructure to divert that waste from landfills and incinerators.  The rest of us are left to try and figure out how to best to dispose of our company’s food waste, yard waste, and other organic material [...]

Are Food Waste Bans Giving You a Headache?

2020-09-01T20:58:43+00:00June 8th, 2017|Organics Collection|

We all agree that recycling is important, right? But have you considered recycling food waste? When food is placed in a landfill, it slowly breaks down and releases methane, a greenhouse gas linked to climate change. No one likes that. Check out the newest list below of states and cities focused on diverting food waste [...]

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