The Commercial Recycling and Waste Reduction Partnership program is a free and voluntary program to encourage local businesses to take proactive steps to improve their environmental record while improving their bottom-line. The program recognizes businesses within Catawba County that operate in an environmentally friendly manner by practicing the 4R’s (reduce, reuse, recycle, rebuy). The program is sponsored by the Catawba County Utilities and Engineering Department.
Next, establish a workplace "Green Team."
Complete and submit an online application which includes a highlights of your company's environmental program and one or more significant goal(s) for the coming year in any of the following areas:Recycling • Waste Reduction • Reuse • Buy Recycled
For suggestions, check out our Commercial Program Help Sheets. (Participants need only choose goals which are feasible for their workplace.)
Complete and submit an application. (For first time applicants only)
Upon approval, partners will receive a Commercial Recycling and Waste Reduction Partner decal to display in their workplace window and a listing on the Catawba County Utilities and Engineering website.
Technical assistance is available at no cost from the Catawba County Utilites and Engineering Department and other resources. Click to access a resource list.
Want waste and recycling services at your business? Click here.
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Catawba County Resource Guide for Commercial Recycling & Waste Reduction
Local Recycling Markets Directory - Recycling A-Z
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NC Recycling Markets Directory
NC Waste Trader
NCDENR Environmental Assistance and Customer Service
NCDENR Environmental Stewardship Initiative
Recycling for ABC Permit Holders
Waste Reduction Partners
Sustainable Materials Management
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