More than any other single material, food reaching landfills and incinerators is the highest in municipal solid waste. Over 36 million tons of food waste was generated and thrown out in dumpsters in 2012 and only four percent was diverted from landfills and incinerators for composting.
Why should we divert food waste from landfills? It helps reduce the amount of food waste and has significant economic, social & environmental benefits. Watch this short video about food waste and what you can do to help:
How Express Recycling and Sanitation provides recycling services. An Express Recycling Associate will come directly to your office on a weekly schedule. All recyclable material will be emptied from designated recyclable bins. The material collected will be removed from your office and transported to various recycling facilities. The recyclables are then sorted and prepared to be reused in the manufacturing of new products. Read more about what we collect and recycle here.