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Why Recycling Your Business Waste is Important

Nov 22, 2016

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Business waste, otherwise known as commercial waste covers the waste produced by any commercial business practice and ranges anywhere from regular office paper waste, to old equipment, and hazardous waste that is a byproduct of your industry. No matter what your business is and the kinds of waste you create, you are responsible for that waste and arranging for removal may be your job. If you are a business owner, or are in charge of managing the waste removal for your company, consider these important reasons why you should recycle that waste instead of just throwing it away.

Environmental Responsibility

It is becoming increasingly more important that not only individuals recycle, but also businesses, because of the higher volume of waste created, a businesses environmental footprint makes a much larger impact than the average person. It saves raw materials and energy as well, recycling just one glass bottle saves enough energy to light a 15 watt low energy efficient bulb (equivalent to a 100 watt normal bulb) for 24 hours.


It is your businesses responsibility by law to ensure that the waste it creates is disposed of correctly according to the EPA. While it isn’t required in every state, it is highly encouraged that businesses recycle and remain as green as possible.

Cost Savings

The average cost of waste has about a 5% turnover, by recycling you you can reduce your costs at the landfill and of bulk waste removal and put that money back into your business.

Customer and Employee Appeal

Green companies who recycle have a better appearance to customers and clients who care about the environment, it also makes for happier and healthier employees. Recycling makes people feel good.

If you are in need of new waste removal services or are looking to upgrade or switch your waste removal company, consider contacting BWS, we are experts at waste reduction and we offer many convenient commercial recycling options to help your business reduce, recycle, and maintain a green standard.

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