Buy Local Challenge Week 2015

July 17th, 2015|Uncategorized|

Photo courtesy of OneStrawFarm Many people are talking about buying local… and right now is the perfect time to take advantage of it; Monday marks the start of the Buy Local Challenge! Are you up to the challenge of serving 1 local ingredient each day during the week of July 18th through July 26th?  Sign [...]

We’ve joined Maryland’s Green Registry!

December 30th, 2014|Uncategorized|

Happy Holidays from all of us at Reduction In Motion

December 24th, 2014|Uncategorized|

We’re Hiring!

November 10th, 2014|Uncategorized|

We are looking for another Greening Facilitator to help take our clients' sustainability programs to the next level.  Details are below, you can email Cover Letter, resume and references to GreeningWorks@ReductionInMotion.com or give us a call to find out more.   Job Title: Greening Facilitator Job Category: Operations Location: Baltimore Metro Region Travel Required: Yes [...]

Merging Wasteflow with Workflow

October 17th, 2014|Workplace Solutions|

Ever hear this when trying to start a new program? “I just don’t have the time.” “We just don’t have the space” “There’s just no money for that” “That’s not going to work here, because no one cares” Believe us; we have. In fact, these excuses are the most popular form of resistance. However, none [...]

Reporting Internally and Externally

October 1st, 2014|Workplace Solutions|

After a baseline and goals have been set, consistent progress reporting becomes necessary. In addition to the various internal audiences to which a project manager will be responsible for reporting, all external audiences and broadcast opportunities should be identified and exploited. Awareness is key to success in sustainability, and reliable, impactful data is an important [...]

Setting Goals and Milestones

September 23rd, 2014|Workplace Solutions|

Once establishing where you stand, the next step is to determine where you need to go. Haphazardly approaching goal setting will make program managers less efficient and program reporting problematic. Your long-term goals should be built upon industry-recognized standards versus that with which program managers or executives feel comfortable. Depending on your baseline, the timeframe [...]

Establishing a Reliable Baseline

September 17th, 2014|Services|

Data:  we all want it; we all need it. It is no secret that data drives us. From return on investment to calorie counting, data sets are helping us make better decisions at work and home. As we become more reliant on data, the question remains, “what do you do with data you can’t trust, [...]

You Can’t Manage What You Don’t Measure

September 12th, 2014|Workplace Solutions|

We can’t imagine this is the first time you’ve heard, “you can’t manage what you don’t measure”. This is particularly important when discussing waste tracking. Waste, in general, is a pennies business, but those pennies can add up very, very quickly and disrupt your budget if left unchecked. Just as disposing of waste cannot disrupt [...]

An Organic Waste Collection Journey

September 11th, 2014|Organics Collection|

  A Focus on Organic Waste The USDA estimates that 1/3 of all available food supply is wasted, which accounts for 21% of all the waste in the US sent to landfills or energy-recovery incinerators according to the EPA.   Innovative tech companies along with local and state governments are making significant investments in solutions to [...]