Workplace Waste Reduction Tools
The Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity (DCEO) in partnership with the Illinois Recycling Association (IRA) have worked to develop a tool to help Illinois businesses and organizations reduce the amount of material they pay to have landfilled. The “Recycling Works: A Toolkit for Reducing Waste in the Workplace” resource guide was developed by Shaw Environmental with the support of a DCEO grant to IRA. Click here for a copy of this document.
Database of Recycling Opportunities in Illinois
DCEO and IRA are working to finalize other tools that will supplement this initiative. A database of recycling opportunities in Illinois is expected to be completed within the coming months. More details will be forthcoming and will be posted here.
Illinois Commodity/Waste Generation and Characterization Study
This study examines what types and volumes of waste materials are sent to landfills in Illinois from businesses and citizens. Click here for a copy of this document.