Most people think recycling is just putting cans into a bin, but if you’re in the waste industry you know there’s a lot more to it than that. It’s a tough industry and it is foundational that you understand what your goals are. What are we doing? Why are we doing it?
In terms of diversion, you can recycle just about anything if you put enough money and effort into it, but are you doing too much or too little? Does your effort apply to your demographic and your community? The fact is, recycling is a business, and you have to see a revenue otherwise it is not sustainable. The following video discusses practical ways to set and meet your goals, improve efficiencies, and how to define exactly what your system is.