The company turned its best practices into a universal tool for running a successful recycling and waste reduction program.
The RUBICONMethod utilizes an easy-to-remember acronym, DIVERT and builds upon the classic mantra, Reduce-Reuse-Recycle, by focusing on the ‘how’ associated with implementing waste reduction and recycling best practices.
Consistent placement of side-by-side bin stations with picture-based signage such as Recycle Across America’s standardized labels to reduce contamination and increase recycling;Usage of different colored liners for landfill, recycling, and organic bins to ensure materials end up in the correct waste stream when collected by custodial staff; and.
“The chronic confusion at the recycling bin has been crippling the economics of recycling. The RUBICONMethod is providing organizations of all sizes, with a simple list of best practices to create successful and thriving recycling programs. This guidance is desperately needed.”
About Rubicon GlobalRubicon Global is the worldwide leader in sustainable, cloud-based waste and recycling solutions.
Using its proprietary technology-enabled platform, the company provides comprehensive waste stream solutions that enable companies and governments to reduce operating expenses and implement recycling programs.
About Recycle Across America Recycle Across America is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization, that has developed the first and only society-wide standardized labeling system for recycling bins to help eliminate the public confusion surrounding recycling and to improve the economics of closed loop manufacturing.