POLICY – Deskside Recycling April 17, 2013

Policy establishing deskside recycling at all City facilities, removing deskside trash bins, and providing for centralized trash containers.

Key Points

  • The majority of office materials used and disposed of are recyclable
  • Recycling saves your tax dollars by generating less waste we have to pay to dispose of and diverting more recyclables
  • Policy removes all deskside trash bins for City Employees and replaces them with deskside recycling bins
  • By making it easier to recycling than throw away trash, the City of Atlanta hopes this policy will change underlying attitudes towards recycling and make recycling an easy choice

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