Impact Occupant Behavior To Increase Recycling Rates

Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.

Facility Executive
By Randy Hartmann, Keep America Beautiful
From the February Issue 

Facility managers of public spaces face many recycling challenges, including the cost of placing and maintaining recycling bins, persistent contamination, and marginal participation rates. Public space recycling for facilities include opportunities in common public spaces and individual workspaces.

While most people have consistent exposure to the same recycling bins and list of acceptable items that can be recycled at home or in their workspace, outside of those settings they must constantly familiarize themselves with where recycling bins are located, what the bins look like, and what materials are accepted in those bins.

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