Many people have gotten into the habit of recycling items around their house such as plastic bottles, cans, and paper. What about businesses though? Many produce a distinct type of waste that can often be recycled. Although some businesses are unaware these materials are recyclable, others have already gone the extra mile and are committed to pursuing long-term sustainability efforts. We believe these companies will be rewarded in the long run and highly encourage every company to jump on the recycling bandwagon. The process doesn’t have to be stressful. In fact, Boston Junk is here to help every step of the way. If your mission is to end waste in all forms, we will make it our goal too and work alongside you to make it happen. Recycling as a business benefits your brand in more ways than you may realize, so don’t miss out on the opportunity! Here are three reasons why having a plan for recycling as a business is important.
1. Recycling protects the environment. You have probably heard the phrase “reduce, reuse, recycle,” but do you know what it means? Utilizing recycled material actually consumes less energy than creating the same material from raw materials all over again. When energy consumption is reduced, so are greenhouse gas emissions. In addition, recycling ensures that less and less waste is traveling to the landfills each year, which are already overflowing with nonbiodegradable material and emitting harmful gases into the atmosphere.
2. Employees will take pride in the efforts and in their company. Employees that recycle at home will especially appreciate working for a company that also cares about the environment as much as they do. Actions are more powerful than words and participating in company-wide recycling shows employees you care about more than just the bottom line. Happy employees are ultimately more productive employees. The best part is that taking initiative to be more sustainable actually boosts your bottom line while simultaneously improving your reputation. Any resourceful business owner should take advantage of this incredible opportunity.
3. Your company’s image will improve. Customers like knowing that the companies they rely on care about the planet. Quality and price are still important to consumers, but they also consider sustainability now too. If you work to build a reputation that shows you care, you will attract an even larger customer base. Look at it as a social responsibility. In the long run, you will encourage even more people (and businesses) to follow your lead.
Every business is different and therefore has varying wants and needs. No matter what type of material your company is producing, we will know how to handle it and what to do with it. Our team is highly experienced and ready to work with you to craft the perfect sustainability plan. Items we recycle include (but are not limited to) computers, printers, ink cartridges, and electronics. Let us do the work for you and make the process simple. We can come regularly to pick up recyclable items or schedule a one-time pick up from your property— whatever works best for you and your business.
Whether you are a small business owner or oversee a large multi-chain corporation, every company can contribute to a more sustainable business strategy. If you are new to the sustainability world, we are here to answer any further questions you may have. For more information about the specific types of material Boston Junk is able to recycle for you, please contact us at (781)-399-4808 or visit our Facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/bostonjunk