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We are focused on helping you generate less waste, and diverting whatever waste cannot be avoided. We help you set goals related to sustainability and make a plan for how to accomplish these goals, as well as gain compliance with local waste regulations and create an office culture that encourages and rewards less wasteful behavior. We look forward to working with you and your team!
We partner with developers, architects and building sustainability teams to help designs buildings for 21st century waste management and for goals such Zero Waste or Low Waste. We recommend on waste related building systems and infrastructure in order to minimize waste generation, maximize diversion, and create a zero or low waste culture in the building.
Achieving certifications to show the authenticity of your sustainability program at your building or facility has become an important accomplishment to showcase. Our team is experienced in helping clients achieve a number of certifications including but not limited to GRESB, TRUE Zero Waste facilities, B Corp, and LEED waste audits, among others.
Understanding your organization's waste generation and streams provides key insights on where you can implement cost-saving and environmental measures. Our team of experienced waste auditors will audit your waste and provide a detailed report, helping you gain an accurate picture of your daily and average monthly waste generation. You will gain an understanding of the different types of materials in your waste stream, and learn ways to reduce and divert your waste.
It's important for an organization to understand their compliance with local waste regulations and mitigate this risk. Not maintaining compliance puts the business at risk for fines and other problems. We will evaluate your organization's waste management set up and process in order to make recommendations on becoming compliant with your local government's waste regulations.
Reducing waste starts with meaningful waste reduction and diversion goals. We will help you develop goals and a plan, followed by an implementation program that's thorough and easy to implement. We'll design and execute programs in your offices or building by working closely with you and your team to outline your company's needs, develop a budget accordingly, and identify an in-house team responsible for the programs.
Everyone from executives and staff to facilities, cleaning and building management teams need to understand the organization's waste goals and plan, as well as local waste regulations. We'll design custom training and change management programs to engage the entire organization so that they understand the goals, how their behavior needs to change, and why their actions matter.
Communications about waste reduction and diversion goals and programs is critically important to raise understanding and awareness for these efforts in an organization. We will develop a variety of communications and partner with internal teams to disseminate these materials internally or externally.
When a company or employee goes through any type of transition, scaling up or down, moving office space, or other waste generating occasions, there's typically a great deal of waste. We'll help find donation partners who will pick up these goods for donation or recycling to make sure nothing goes to landfill or incineration. Often the donor will get a tax deductible receipt for the donations.
Many organizations have events regularly, whether a large meeting for 25 people or a 1,000 person gala, if reducing and diverting waste is a goal, your events need to be in line with this goal. We will work with your operations and event planning staff on creating a protocol for all events to be zero or low waste, depending on your specific goals, then we will work closely with the team to implement the plan including selection of products, systems and vendors that will reduce waste. If the event topic is related to sustainability, we can help find interesting and relevant speakers as well.