Implement a composting service through your trash hauler and/or vermicompost.
Eliminate unnecessary forms or re-design forms and if not applicable encourage the use of electronic avenues.
Encourage employees to share company catalogs, manuals, and phonebooks.
Provide incentives to your customers to return bags/boxes or bring their own bags/boxes.
Encourage employees to use re-useable containers when bringing food from home.
Reuse packaging materials or find someone who can.
Store and rotate supplies to minimize loss through spoilage and damage.
Implement a program that allows for electronic payment stubs instead of hard copy payment stubs.
Use a bulletin board or email instead of hard copies of company announcements or memos.
Adopt and implement a Zero Waste policy (90% diversion).
Use direct mailing marketing materials that require no envelope.
Make scrap paper available for employees and customers for office use or donate to the scrap paper to another organization that uses it.
Collect landscape trimmings for composting.
Donate or recycle unwanted, usable, office computers, furniture, supplies, etc. to non-profit organizations, schools, or appropriate websites.
Reuse and recycle packing and shipping materials.
Stock and/or sell products with recycled content.
Provide on-going incentives or training opportunities to encourage management and employee participation in waste reduction.
Inform your customers about ways to reduce their own waste or recycle more.
Reduce incoming junk mail at your facility.