Why should businesses recycle?

Recycling in commercial enterprises is important because commercial waste makes up about 40% of total municipal solid waste. Business and industry operations generate recyclable materials in many areas, such as offices, cafeterias, supply stores, shipping or warehouse units, print shops, and production areas. Many businesses are already enthusiastically collecting recyclables in high-profile programs, while others are just beginning. Collecting recyclables costs money, but it also saves money by reducing the volume of waste that have to be disposed.

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1. Who is eligible for curbside recycling collections in Durham?
2. What happens to recyclables I put in my blue cart?
3. I heard all recycling is now going to the landfill. Is that true?
4. Some communities aren't recycling anymore. Will this happen in Durham?
5. How can I be a better recycler?
6. What do Durham residents recycle the most?
7. What items are worth the most?
8. Can you start collecting recycling every week instead of every two weeks?
9. Why should businesses recycle?
10. How can my business start a recycling program?