Recycling Products & Services
Green Business Standard
Includes electronic; manufacturers of containers for recycling; industrial, business, residential; municipal; pick up, residential and commercial services; textile
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Restored & Protected Environment
- Containers are made of at least 30% post-consumer recycled material or 50% pre-consumer recycled material
- Broadest array of materials possible recycled
- Use of a green office or facility, including resource reuse and maximum use of post-consumer recycled resources as well as maximum water and energy efficiency
This includes storm water management if companies have access to the exterior of their buildings or property.
Social & Economic Justice
- Only recycle electronics with or as a certified E-Steward
- Pays a living wage to all staff, particularly for companies that collect and or sort recycling
- Facilitate domestic re-manufacturing of collected materials
- Trace collected materials to ensure that they are not incinerated in the US or abroad