Office Building Models

Mini Trash Bins Help Office Settings Reduce Waste 50 Percent and More by Brenda Platt 2000Taking away people’s trash cans to reduce office waste is a novel concept-a concept that is spreading and resulting in high waste diversion. The heart of the system is making employees responsible for their trash by replacing their deskside trash can with a small mini trash bin. This case study, prepared for the California Integrated Waste Management Board, features programs in Ontario, Canada, and in the City of San Jose.