Moving Toward Zero Waste in Office Settings  

Implementing mini-bins, organics collection and other programs to reduce waste in office settings.

Original Stream Date: March 10, 2016

Webinar Summary:

A growing number of campuses are finding success diverting waste from the landfill by reorganizing how materials are collected from staff and faculty office locations. This webinar featured case study presentations from schools that have implemented mini-bin programs and other changes to reduce custodial labor and the use of bag liners, while at the same time improving recycling rates and reducing contamination. In addition to describing operational details, presenters will share steps they took to educate and build support with office workers and other stakeholders.



Emily Newcomer, Assistant Director, Facilities Services

Erica Bartlett, MiniMax Program Coordinator, University of Washington

Chanda Fraulino, Recycling Program Coordinator, Glendale Community College

Jessica Davis, Director of Sustainability, Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis (IUPUI)


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