So you're already recycling all of your office paper, boxes, plastic bottles, and shrink wrap, and now you want to make the next step in reducing your solid waste stream. Start by really taking a look around the office. Are you really recycling everything you think you are? How? Are there recycling bins at each desk? What are they designed to collect? What do you see in your waste bin?
Next think about items in the waste bin you don't put in the recycling bin. Take a look in the cabinets and drawers at all the things that need to be thrown out some day. Everything you see - from that box of paper clips to outdated laptops - can be reused or recycled in some way. You may have to get creative, but that's what the path to zero waste is all about: finding creative solutions to divert ALL materials from our landfills and incinerators.
Take a look at these 11 common items that are often overlooked as office recycling opportunities. Do you already recycle them? Tweet us @federalrecycles to tell us about your overlooked recyclables.