It costs money to properly dispose of construction waste, since approximately 6lbs/sq ft of waste is generated in every construction site. To reduce this cost, a construction company must employ certain trash disposal and recycling practices that will significantly reduce the amount of waste generated in every square foot of the construction site.
If you’re thinking about trying to start a recycling program in your apartment building or community there are a few things you should do to get your property manager to take you seriously. Getting support and having the facts will go a long way toward getting your apartment community on the green wagon.
Measuring our own environmental impact, also commonly referred to as environmental footprint, is one of the first steps towards limiting the damage and pollution we’re all responsible for. It’s incredibly important that we have some way to accurately quantify our effects because it is difficult to see the full of extent of our damaging behavior…
Until you start monitoring it closely, it may surprise you how much waste you generate each week, both at home and at work. However, this is something that you can easily change by making a few adjustments.