Find information from Resource Recovery about how it can provide assistance with initiating and maintaining a business recycling program.
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Recycling for RI Education is a women-initiated and operated 501(c)3 non-profit educational and environmental organization. Its vision is to encourage self-discovery by active participation in teaching and learning through creative experiences. RRIE has as its mission to encourage preservation of the environment by diverting clean non-toxic reusable excess inventory from the business community to educators and community organizations.
What does RRIE do?
RRIE trucks donated materials to a central warehouse in Providence, sorts through the materials, and prepares the items for sale to educators. Anything from stationary, binders, sheet protectors, metal castings and findings, foam cutouts, beads, thread, tinsel, and more are sold at a greatly discounted rate to schools, individual teachers, non-profit organizations such as Boys & Girls Club, day care providers for children and the elderly, after school programs and many other groups in need of basic supplies for hands-on learning and art programs.
Find information from RI DEM about a wide variety of recycling topics. Includes information on recycling requirements for businesses.
The Rhode Island Hospitality Green Certification Program is a voluntary self-certification program to assist businesses in the hospitality sector with attaining green performance standards, implementing best management practices, and complying with environmental regulatory requirements.
As an element of the State Guide Plan, the Comprehensive Solid Waste Management Plan provides a roadmap for short-term and long-term solid waste management and disposal in Rhode Island.
The Northeast Recycling Council provides numerous resources on building an environmentally sustainable economy by promoting source and toxicity reduction, recycling, and the purchasing of environmentally preferable products and services.
Great resources can be found at WasteCap, the statewide, non-profit, public/private partnership working with the business community to develop and implement cost-effective programs for recycling, buying recycled, reuse, and waste reduction in MA.
Learn more about the economic, environmental and health benefits of green buildings.
Learn more about aligning environmental responsibility with business success.