- Assess your office or work environment and determine what type of recyclable waste is mostly produced or available
Ensure that everyone at the office knows how the recycling project works
Identify a collector of recyclables who will collect or buy from your office, or a charity organization that would benefit from the recyclables
Identify which materials will be the easiest to recycle or collectnearest drop-off site (saves fuel!!) or support your curbside collection.
Ensure that your office has a well managed storage facility for the recyclables
Separate your waste – keep wet (waste) and dry (recyclables) apart. Place your clearly signed recycling bins in a designated area, familiar to all.
Clean the recyclables if heavily soiled e.g. foodstuff
Flatten the plastic bottles, cartons, cardboard boxes and cans to reduce volume
A plastics identification code appears on the product to identify packaging plastics