Recycling Products & Services
Green Business Standard
Includes ; industrial, business, residential; municipal; pick up, residential and commercial services; textile recycling; manufacturers of containers for recycling
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Restored & Protected Environment
- Maximum amount of material diverted from landfills and incinerators.
- Education or resources for customers on importance and methods for recycling, also on what can be recycled.
- Working towards traceability of collected materials throughout lifecycle.
- Member of recycling advocacy association or involved in public policy advocacy work in support of recycling.
- Collection containers are made of post-consumer recycled material or pre-consumer recycled material.
- Transportation and shipping with low GHG emissions.
Social & Economic Justice
- Takes steps to ensure domestic re-manufacturing of recycled materials.
- Recycled materials are not shipped overseas for processing.
- Only recycles electronics with or as a certified E-Steward.
- Workers receive adequate safety training and exposure to hazardous materials is minimized.
- Reuseable materials donated to local charitable organizations.