Beginner's Guide to Office Waste Management

Beginner's Guide to Office Waste Management

Manage waste using the waste hierarchy: avoidance is most preferable, then re-use, recyclability, recovery, then lastly disposal.

CitySwitch Waste Assessment Tool

CitySwitch Waste Assessment Tool

Want to know the waste generation and recycling rates for your office? Use our CitySwitch waste assessment tool.

Waste signage for your workplace

Here's a suite of signage to help your workplace put materials in the correct bin.

CitySwitch Guide to Office Waste

CitySwitch Guide to Office Waste

Establish the right recycling and waste management system for your workplace with this CitySwitch tool.

Building the case for better waste outcomes

Building the case for better waste outcomes

This webinar will improve your understanding of waste and provide tips for a successful waste management plan.

Fifth Estate ebook: Office Waste

Fifth Estate ebook: Office Waste

This ebook is a guide to the best thinking and resources around waste.

Waste management tips and tools

Waste management tips and tools

There is a lot that offices can do to reduce waste and recycle office supplies, plus many forms of assistance in all Australian states.

Waste management overview

Any comprehensive sustainability action plan must address waste management.

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Waste signage for your workplace

Here's a suite of signage to help your workplace put materials in the correct bin.

Top tips for working paper free

Hear from one City of Sydney green champion about how she approached the challenge of going paper-free in the office including useful apps and other resources.

E-Waste recycling

Storage King are working with MobileMuster and ECOACTIV Product Recovery Programs to help collect and recycle unwanted electronics, computer equipment and mobile phones. Businesses can buy an e-waste recycling box for $3.50 from Storage King and return it for recycling or contact them for collection of larger quantities.

Best practice waste & recycling contracts for business

Get a best practice waste and recycling contract underway with the help of this Sustainability Victoria guide. This resource has been created to help small to medium sized businesses navigate the waste contract procurement process and to get the most efficient and cost effective service.

Recycling Week

Recycling Week happens in November, promoted by Planet Ark, and enables positive recycling actions by councils, schools, workplaces and individuals. See how to get involved.

Saving water

Making water savings improves green office performance and can mean energy savings as well.

FluoroCycle

Lamp recycling can help reduce the amount of mercury being sent to landfill. FluoroCycle is a voluntary product stewardship scheme that seeks to increase the national recycling rate of waste mercury-containing lamps.

USA Sustainable Procurement Policies

A collection of ten real Sustainable Procurement Policies from USA state administrations, complied by California's Buy Recycled program. 

Zero Waste SA

Zero Waste SA is encouraging South Australian business and industries to adopt sustainable practices. Their Program Advisers partner with leading environmental consultancies to cover waste, water, energy and carbon materials, plant and equipment. Organisations can apply for funding to access various specialist services.

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