Wherever you go in the world, you’ll find businesses that are good at generating waste and bad at disposing of it.
American businesses are more wasteful than most. We get through millions of tons of paper, plastics, appliances, food waste and product packaging each year - and that’s just the non-hazardous stuff…
We also tend to overlook commercial waste management costs in our business plans. But with prices predicted to skyrocket by 2025, we can’t afford to ignore the issue any longer. Invest in a dedicated commercial waste solution to benefit now, and later on down the line.
If you’re new to commercial waste management, it’s best to start with the basics. Fortunately, we’re here to help. Read on to learn more, and find a commercial waste solution that works for you.
What is Commercial Waste?
Commercial waste consists of any waste generated by a business. It covers just about everything, from food scraps and office supplies to wastewater sludge and asbestos.
Your business waste mix might be similar to that of a typical household, just on a larger scale. Or, you might generate waste that’s specific to your industry - for example, demolition debris from construction. Different types of commercial waste have different disposal requirements that you, and your waste management supplier, need to be aware of.
Commercial waste takes many forms, from waste paper to waste water