Pledge to Recycle More

Take the Recycle at Work Pledge

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), as much as 45 percent of the 250 million tons of municipal waste generated in 2011 was from commercial and institutional locations such as business and government offices, retail establishments, schools and hospitals. Recognizing the power of individuals in the workplace to engage in recycling which results in saving energy, reducing emissions and landfills, conserving natural resources and generating jobs.

We the undersigned pledge to recycle more of materials generated at our workplace by 10 percent over the next two years.*

We will achieve our goal by taking actions which may include:
  • Identifying opportunities to recycle more and waste less
  • Making recycling more convenient in our workplace to enable greater participation
  • Increasing employee awareness of waste reduction and recycling opportunities in the workplace
  • Identifying cost-effective opportunities to purchase products with recycled content
  • Implementing purchasing policies that consider a product’s end of life use and recyclability
  • Reporting on our actions and progress through the Recycling at Work online reporting system
  • Celebrating our success and
  • Inviting at least one other company or organization to take this Pledge.

My organization is proud to take the Recycling at Work pledge and join other businesses and organizations in increasing recycling at our workplace. Every action adds up to making a difference.

We commit to increase the recycling of one or more of the following material categories:
  • Batteries
  • Beverage Containers
  • Electronics
  • Ink/toner Cartridges
  • Paper/Paper Products/Cardboard
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*For those organizations that are not able to establish a baseline for waste generated and recycling, reporting on actions taken is recommended until such time as a baseline can be established.

For businesses/organizations who sustain a 70% or higher measurable recycling rate for the next two years, we invite you to share your successful actions and applaud any additional increase in recycling achieved each year.

The Recycling at Work pledge is a national initiative of Keep America Beautiful and is part of its Clinton Global Initiative commitment.

NWA Tobacco and Drug Free Coalition 10/30/2017

We are committed to taking the pledge in increasing recycling at our workplace.

Zoot Enterprises 10/23/2017

We are expanding on employee-led program to increase awareness, participation and commitment to recycling in our building.

Northern Virginia 4-H Educational & Conference Center 10/16/2017
Selah Civic Center 10/12/2017
Paradise Valley Unified School District 10/11/2017

We are committing to reduce our consumption, reuse our resources, and recycle our waste to cut down our impact on the planet. We want to build a culture of sustainability in the community by raising student leaders at the school campuses.

Camelot Metals 10/09/2017

We are committed to decrease the amount of waste we produce by recycling more.

Geiger Automotive USA. Inc. 10/09/2017

The Geiger USA Team are committed to reducing our footprint on the planet by: Continued focus on where we can reduce and eliminate waste in all areas of the operation. Share ideas, success, failures with other businesses in the community to help enhance or start a there GREEN initiative.

Team Recycle LLC 10/05/2017
UTMC 09/20/2017

There is so much waste in the world. If we're helping people here at the hospital, can't we also help the environment.

UTMC 09/20/2017

There is so much waste in the world. If we're helping people here at the hospital, can't we also help the environment.

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Sponsors of this pledge are:

Alcoa Foundation Microsoft