Trash Reduction Tips for Businesses

Set up a business recycling program

Set Up A Recycling Program

Place bins for paper, plastic and glass around the office to encourage employees to recycle throughout the day.

Keep dumpter lids close

Keep dumpster lids closed

Keeping dumpster lids closed and in proper working condition minimizes storm water’s ability to impact the trash inside.

Dispose of litter by sweeping

Dispose of litter

Regular sweeping of any impervious surface, especially around storm drains, may prevent storm water pollution.


Volunteer for the Department of Transportation Adopt-a-Highway program to pick up litter along our highways. It’s a way for environmentally conscious companies help keep trash off the roadways and litter out of our storm drains.

Learn More About Adopt-A-Highway