Archive for April 21, 2019

Own a Small Business? Reduce Your Waste With These 9 Tips

Written by Economic Development Jobs on April 21, 2019. Posted in Garbage bins, Garbage sensors, Smart waste management solutions

Most people today are looking for ways to reduce their carbon footprint and the amount of waste they put out. Small businesses are no different. Many are looking to smart waste management solutions and ways they can reduce the amount of waste they generate in the first place. Here are some things you can do to cut down on the amount of waste your business creates:

  1. Perform a waste audit. It is hard to lower the amount of waste you produce unless you know what kind of waste you are dealing with. To get a better sense of the situation with your trash, you can perform an assessment of the waste. If you are not sure where to start, you can talk to your waste collection service about having a professional come out and assess your situation.
  2. Start double-sided printing for everything. Your printers all have default settings. Go through all of them and make sure the defaults are set to print documents on the double-sided setting. This will greatly cut down on the amoun