Tools for a successful program.
Extend your commitment to recycling across every area of your business with these helpful, waste-reducing resources:
Recycling boxes – Order free recycling boxes for every area of your office and make recycling as easy as throwing something away. Paper, notebooks, envelopes, file folders – even bottles and cans can go in the box.
Ready-to-print posters – Educating your workplace about recycling do's and don'ts is easy with these helpful posters. Just print them out, hang them up in common areas, and you'll help reduce waste and save resources. You can also order free posters by contacting a Recycling Specialist.
Fact sheets – Use these fact sheets as a resource for information on the benefits, processes and tips for better recycling.
Videos – Businesses all over the metro region are making a difference by recycling at work. See for yourself with these quick, entertaining videos - packed with useful tips and hints for starting your own Recycle at Work program.
Paper reduction tool kit – Resources to help your business reduce paper use and other costs associated with paper consumption.
These websites offer additional resources and guidance to help reduce your business waste:
- Find a recycler
A comprehensive guide to area recyclers, with maps and information on what can and can't be recycled.
- Green purchasing
You can conserve natural resources and energy, protect wildlife habitat, keep waste out of the landfill, complete the recycling loop, save money and create jobs.
- Portland's composting program
Information for Portland businesses about contracting with a hauler to collect food waste and food-soiled paper.
- Food donation: Fork it Over!
Ways to donate good–quality, leftover food that cannot be sold to food rescue programs.
- Construction industry recycling
Lists of accepted materials, directions to facilities and more for contractors and developers.
- Hazardous waste
Collection guidelines for businesses that generate small amounts of hazardous waste.
- Recycle at Work E-Training Tool
Metro has developed this fun, interactive presentation to educate your employees how to recycle at work.