Business Guide to Recycling

Business recycling is an important component to AB 939, also referred to as California Integrated Waste Management Act of 1989. Businesses generate more than half of the solid waste In California (more accurately 68%). The goal of the mandatory commercial recycling measure is to reduce greenhouse gas emission through waste diversion.
  • Downsize contents from expensive trash dumpsters by obtaining a less monetary recycling bins
  • Recycling tips for businesses are based on larger scale residential tips as well as the type of business
  • Target large volumes of materials used by business and recycle these materials in bulk to make money
  • Arrange recycling collection service for smaller quantities, because normally this will be less expensive than employing a disposal collection
  • Separate trash, plastic bottles, aluminum cans, and paper bins; each can be taken to a recycling site and money can be gained from large volumes
For more information on implementing your businesses recycling program please visit http://wrcog.cog.ca.us/uploads/media_items/recycle-banning.original.pdf