Business Composting
We work with all businesses, but we focus on commercial office buildings and food businesses. We've also worked with schools, residential buildings, commissaries, and more.
Composting can have benefits for your business.
Sustainability is Appreciated
Awareness is everything and caring about the earth is cool. Clients, colleagues, and competitors notice eco-friendly efforts. Composting is a simple way to contribute.
Cost Savings
Organics are one of the heaviest components of waste; by composting you can reduce the amount of trash your hauler collects, which can positively impact your waste bill.
We can help assess opportunities for savings
For commercial office buildings, restaurants, commissaries, cafeterias, and more: we can help lead the process.
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Reduce Odors and Pests
Placing food scraps in sealed, leak-proof compost containers instead of black trash bags makes it harder for rats and insects to get in and for odors to get out.
Employee Education
Composting and recycling, along with other sustainability initiatives, can improve employee retention. Environmentally responsible behavior has a positive effect on morale.
For a Healthier Planet
Organics in landfills and incinerators are harmful to the planet. Organic material digesting in landfills releases harmful methane, a gas that warms the planet 84 times as much as carbon dioxide over a 20-year period*
First Steps to Starting a Program
Understanding the intricacies of organics can help you make better, greener choices for your business.
The first thing you’ll want to do is look at the bill from your waste hauler.
Given the size of NYC, it’s hard for haulers to measure the exact amount of waste on a daily, or even weekly basis. Typically, everything is measured once, and then a monthly fee is determined based on that number.
When adding compost collection to your recycling routine, it’s important to re-negotiate your contract. The waste hauler will charge you an additional fee for new collection; but your landfill waste should shrink significantly, reducing your bill.