Zero Waste Certification

Creating Excess Waste Could Be Eating into Your Company’s Profits

In Recycling, Reduce Waste Costs, Waste Management by David FahrionLeave a Comment

As the regular advance of technology quickens, companies are increasingly creating waste as they seek to upgrade to keep up with technological trends. A great way to help reduce waste produced by your company is to work with a recycling and waste-management service. These services can help you reduce your waste and recycle that which can be salvaged instead of junked.

Learning About Your Waste Habits

Working from the zero-waste certification framework, waste and recycle management companies can help you better understand the ways in which your business could do better at managing waste. This assessment looks at not only your junking and recycling habits, but also your decision-making process that results in habits of increasing waste.

Controlling the Cost of Waste

The methods you find in the zero-waste certification framework will help limit your impact on the environment, but it can also help you to save money. The companies will work with you after the assessment to streamline your production to waste processes. Furthermore, they can manage your waste-handling contacts for you so you can have representatives that are knowledgeable about the waste process.

Saving the Environment

Assessing your company processes and behaviors can result in real positive changes in the environment. It can also protect you from potential violations of environmental regulations. Both outcomes are positive. This type of win-win situation can increase the incentive for further efficiencies.

A waste management company can help you to save money and have positive effects on the environment. They can positively affect your company culture to make sure that you can create and continue to create cost savings from proper waste management. A waste management company can protect you by serving as a liaison between you and your existing waste partners. There is much to be gained from the zero-waste certification framework; take note.

About the Author

David Fahrion

David Fahrion serves as the President of Waste Control after a 40-year career in the waste and recycling industry. Prior to joining Waste Control, he worked exclusively for CR&R and its affiliates since 1986 serving as the President of the Solid Waste Management Division. During his career, he worked on all facets of the solid waste management business from dispatching and routing to contract negotiations and state facility permitting.