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How to Start a Recycling Programme for Your Company

Companies are beginning to understand the benefits that come with recycling and being a green company. Knowing how to reduce your resource-consumption are the fundamental steps when you are trying to become a more eco-friendly brand. Consumers will value your brand more and your company will have a slightly higher budget if you play your cards right. Getting Started Getting your employees to take the first step is crucial and should be done before you make a ten-step plan for the company. Your employees are the company’s backbone and if they do not understand the need of the program there is no point in trying to get your company to go green. A lot of the waste generated by even a small business is recyclable. Knowing when and where you can use fewer resources will take you far. Even small changes can pave the road to a great recycling program

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MAC is one of the major brands that prioritises recycling

Four Famous Brands that Prioritise In-House Recycling

Big brands around the world are spearheaded by the idea that fewer resources could mean more gains. A better reputation, saving energy and meeting legal responsibilities are some of the benefits that come with taking an eco-friendly step. MAC Cosmetics-MAC is one of the most sustainable brands that give people looking to buy makeup a more environment-friendly option. MAC started an innovative solution to the landfills most of their products were destined for. If consumers bring back six empty tubes of MAC makeup they can get a new product free. This essentially urges consumers to buy more products, recycle the tubes and look at the company in a better light. Apple- Greenpeace recently named Apple the world’s most environment-friendly tech company for the third year in a row. Apple scored an enviable 83% on the Greenpeace’s Clean Energy Index. Apple has solar energy stations all over the world and it

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Four Ideas to Help Your Business Get Started with Recycling

Getting started with a business plan can mean an extensive use of resources which means you need a pretty flexible budget and your eco-friendly stamp disappears. Reusing, recycling and limiting your use of materials can help save your business cash while also giving you a selling point to use. A few simple ideas could give you the push you need to get started and take you a long way. • E-waste recycling: The worst form of garbage that the world is drowning in is e-waste and reducing your contribution could be a small step forward for everyone. Old computers, laptops and essentially anything digital can be used to make metals, plastic and glass that can be used all over again. Selling your e-waste to recyclers could earn your company a few extra bucks and be good for everyone at the same time. • Keep it simple- Your ideas do not

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