Learn from the experts about starting, improving or financing business recycling
(Orlando, Florida) On Thursday, April 23rd, the Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX), in partnership with the Florida Department of Environmental Protection (DEP), Publix, Harvest Power, Rooms to Go, Kessler Consulting, Inc., Florida First Capital Finance Corporation and Recycle Florida Today, Inc., will hold a one-day educational recycling workshop for small businesses. Workshop participants will learn how to start or improve a workplace recycling program and what resources are available in Florida to help them succeed. The workshop will take place from 9:00 am to 3:45 pm at the Second Harvest Food Bank Meeting Facility, located at 411 Mercy Drive in Orlando, FL.
“Businesses owners save and make money by employing better waste management techniques and increasing recycling rates,” according to Gene Jones, Executive Director of SWIX. “Benefits of business recycling include reducing costs associated with waste disposal, finding markets (getting paid) for waste materials and spending less on purchasing materials.”
This business recycling workshop will include the following topics:
- State of Recycling Activities and the Recycling Business Assistance Center
- Developing and Adopting Sustainable Business Practices
- What Financial Help is There for Recycling in Florida
- How Local Governments in Florida are Stimulating More Business Recycling
- Business Recycling Panel
Early registration is encouraged since space is limited.
For more information, contact Gene Jones at (850) 386-6280 work or by email: [email protected]
The Southern Waste Information eXchange, Inc. (SWIX) has as a primary objective the recycling and reuse of solid and hazardous waste. Since its inception in 1981, the emphasis of the SWIX has been on encouraging and facilitating sound environmental and cost-effective alternatives to the landfilling, incineration or treatment of solid waste through direct interaction with waste generators in both the public and private sectors.