5 simple steps to creating a zero-waste office

How eliminating waste in your office and save you money and improve your relationships with clients.

The average U.S. office worker generates two pounds of paper each day, according to Environmental Protection Agency. Most of that trash — 90 percent — is made up of printed materials like sales reports, project drafts, copy machine mistakes and unwanted mail.

While recycling might seem like the easy fix, Jay Coalson, executive director of the Zero Waste Alliance, a Portland-based nonprofit that helps organizations eliminate trash, champions business owners to take it further.

“I believe in no waste,” says Coalson, “Some might think it’s impossible and frankly, it is an audacious goal. But so is starting a small business and running it through a recession. Entrepreneurs are already audacious; why not use this mindset to get rid of waste and enhance your community in the process?”

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