Our waste minimization solutions help you find ways to Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Recover the things you used to consider trash. When you practice the four R's, you save money and reduce your company's environmental impact.
Our Sustainability Solutions experts conduct waste assessments to help you uncover opportunities and maximize efficiencies that drive performance.
Non-product outputs, such as unused scrap material and wasted energy, hurt your bottom line by boosting material, utility, and disposal costs without generating any income. The most effective sustainability programs identify environmental solutions and lower costs. Forward-thinking organizations are finding increasing value in waste and implementing leaner practices.
Our comprehensive waste reduction initiatives assist organizations in jumpstarting successful programs, stretching their dollars, conserving valuable resources, and enhancing brand value. Our team of eco-consultants creates real-world solutions that span numerous industries, including healthcare, construction, commercial property, academia, food and retail, manufacturing and industrial, and municipal clients.
We are your partners in creating opportunities
Our eco-consultant team has an impressive track record. We bring the extensive operational experience necessary to realize your organizations' financial and environmental objectives. We're on a mission to maximize the value of your precious resources.
As sustainability innovators, our team provides integrated waste reduction strategies and pinpoints new opportunities for saving money and protecting our environment. We are constantly pioneering new ways to recover materials, generate energy, and protect our planet. As North America's leading environmental solutions company, we take the four R's-reduce, recycle, reuse, and recover-to a whole new level. Recover, for example, refers to the energy value of waste; we currently generate enough electricity to power over 1 million homes in our waste-to-energy and landfill gas-to-energy facilities.
We set you up for success:
Step 1 - Non-product Output
We begin our waste assessment with a materials stream analysis, which provides insights every step of the way. We identify non-product outputs that are part of your operations that produce no value for your organization, such as defective product or scrap materials.
Step 2- Non-Product Impact:
Our team of experts analyzes the specific impacts of your waste streams, and the associated costs or risks to your organization in time, money and environmental performance.
Step 3- Opportunity Portfolio:
We examine material purchase alternatives, and pinpoint the most sustainable inputs possible, allowing you to continually reduce or eliminate waste. For example, we can identify recyclable materials that can replace non-recyclable ones, or help specify reusable packaging that may eliminate the need for disposable packaging all together.
Next, we examine ways to maximize the value of everything being thrown away within your organization. Our Waste-to-Resource Assessment® identifies alternative disposal options, turning your waste into usable resources and potential revenue streams.
Step 4- Solutions Analysis:
We work together to find the best fit, after identifying the right solutions based on your organization's goals and priorities around brand enhancement, cost savings, risk reduction, or corporate social responsibility initiatives.
Step 5- Playbook:
Our team compiles an implementation plan of solutions to maximize performance, leveraging the best opportunities for you.
Step 6- Roadmap:
The end result is a detailed strategy for how to roll out your plan now and into the future. It consists of a series of customized, holistic solutions to reduce raw material, water, energy, and disposal costs, while creating new revenue opportunities
We can help you reverse the way rethink the way you think about waste. Instead of it being something to dispose of, we can help you find recoverable value in it. Contact your Waste Management representative today or give us a call at (800) 963-4776, to find out how we can help you meet your financial and sustainability objectives through a waste reduction initiative.