Commercial and Industrial businesses generate a substantial amount of waste in Atlanta on a daily basis, and landfills are starting to reach their capacities; since waste disposal must inevitably continue, it will have to be done in new and creative ways in order to reduce environmental impact. Keep reading if you are interested in learning about a few tips for waste reduction.
While most products that businesses buy are consumed, ingested, or otherwise used for their particular purpose, the packaging they come in is typically thrown directly into the garbage. While recycling has become a partial solution to the growing trash problem, other efforts will be needed in order to see a noticeable effect. Material recovery facilities have also furthered the cause, and repurposing materials has been an important missing piece. Before throwing out a piece of garbage, think about whether or not someone else could use it for a productive purpose.