Consumers’ expectations are changing and companies, across the board, are recognizing the shift in purchasing decisions. Small to large corporations are being challenged to operate in more sustainable ways and discovering the belief that recycling is not cost effective is simply not accurate.
Companies can integrate a recycling and waste-to-energy plan that not only appeals to consumers, but in fact, pays for itself. Add to this the expanding demographic of a millennial dominated workforce whose priorities are heavily on reducing consumption and recycling; and companies recognize they must change the way they produce and dispose of waste. Many corporate boards and company leaders are now mandating that their operations reduce waste. And even without these “mandates” they are seeing and understanding the value in reducing, reusing and recycling. Click on the link to hear more about shifts in the corporate and industrial sectors and how consumers are making their buying decisions.
-NPR, Tulsa, OK, Feb. 2016
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