It’s official – the Kansas City Chiefs and the Tampa Bay Buccaneers are headed to the big game on Sunday. Since most of us will be watching from home this year, it is more important than ever to be mindful of the waste generated by game-day snacking. Beer cans, plastic bottles, and some takeout containers can be recycled if you toss them correctly.
Tier II Reporting (SARA Section 311/312) season began January 1, 2021 and for most states are due by March 1st to the State Emergency Response Commission (SERC), Local Emergency Planning Committee (LEPC), and local fire department.
Translations of the global reporting standard for waste
The GRI Waste Standard is now provided in nine languages. In addition to English, translations have launched in Arabic, Traditional Chinese, French, German, Italian, Japanese, Portuguese and Spanish.
This means that more reporting organizations around the world can download and use GRI 306: Waste 2020, available free of charge, to disclose a complete picture of the waste impacts in their processes, products and services, as well as throughout their value chains.
We love to order takeout food, especially nowadays with so many of us spending more time at home. But with all those orders come a lot of plastic bags, containers, utensils, etc. and not all of it can go into your recycling bin.
Just because a takeout container has a recyclable symbol on it, don’t assume it's okay to recycle it. The acceptance of recyclable materials can vary from state to state and city to city. As a rule of thumb, the following materials are accepted no matter where you live: paper, cardboard, metal cans, and plastic containers labeled with a #1 or #2.
Webinars on the new globally applicable tool for managing waste impacts
June 2, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Following the launch of a standard that enables organizations to minimize waste impacts, two virtual events are taking place to highlight how companies can make the most of this global best practice for waste reporting – and how it can unlock circularity benefits.
Launch of sustainability standard to challenge the status quo on waste
May 19, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Organizations now have the means to disclose a complete picture of the waste impacts in their activities, products and services – following the launch of a new reporting standard by GRI, provider of the leading global sustainability standards.
The GRI Waste Standard changes how companies measure and understand waste, responding to global concerns about increases in waste generation and the impact on the environment, society and the economy. It encourages companies to prevent waste at source and unlock opportunities for circular business practices.
Minimizing waste in Caterpillar processes not only reduces costs, but also reduces the company's use of materials, energy, water and land. Read more about Caterpillar's goal to reduce by-product materials (i.e., waste) generated by the company's production processes.