In celebration of this year’s Earth Day on April 22nd, and in pursuit of promoting zero waste initiatives throughout our buildings now and moving forward, here are some helpful tips and hints on understanding proper waste reduction and recycling.
Did you know that in the New York region alone, 25.5 million cups of coffee per day are consumed? Many drink from single-use coffee cups every day. A helpful hint from Great Forest Sustainability Solutions on how to reduce and reuse is to utilize a reusable coffee cup, or ceramic/glass mug in place of disposable cups!
When recycling cups and other plastic/paper items, there are proper ways to go about disposal. See differences on the recycling process for cold beverage plastic cups, straws, and hot beverage paper cups below!