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Cleaning Company Leaders Reduce Solid Waste

December 12, 2013

We’re always on the lookout for ways to help reduce the waste your business generates so that you can have less to manage in the long run. Earth911.com’s article, “How Cleaning Companies Are Reducing Solid Waste,” gleaned great tips from leaders in the industry, and we wanted share some highlights as tips for you to try.

cleaning companies reduce solid waste

GOJO Industries

  • employes root cause analysis and the feedback of it’s employees to eliminate waste before it is created.

  • partners with a humanitarian and disaster relief aid organization to repurpose waste for a good cause.

The Dow Chemical Company

  • dedicates a specific team of employees to track and respond to waste management and hazardous materials.

  • researches new and existing technology and leverages it for use in efficient waste management practices.

  • seeks opportunities to reuse waste products to create packaging for new consumer products.

SC Johnson

  • sets company goals for waste management, so that it has the same level of importance as does traditional financial goals.

  • works toward zero landfill of its operation, with includes using post-consumer-recycled content for product packaging.

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