Welcome to the ReWorksSA Resource Center
The resources you will find on this page are designed to help you design a recycling program and learn more about recycling in general. Did I mention the free recycling containers? Follow the links below to learn more.
Key Program Design Elements
The most successful recycling programs have at their foundation three major elements. Your recycling program should be convenient, employee designed, and management supported. Learn how to incorporate these to improve an existing program or successfully start a new one.
Industry Specific Tips
Hotels are not banks and schools are not hardware stores. You can find here what is typically in your industry’s waste stream, common recycling solutions, specific challenges and proven solutions.
Container Assistance Program
Starting a recycling program almost always means adding more containers. Let us help you out with no-cost recycling and organics bins. Learn more about this program and submit a request for containers here.
Recycling Training Checklist
Participating in a recycling program is important, but doing it correctly is too. Use our customizable recycling training checklist to help you develop a training program for new and existing employees. Recycling right reduces contamination which helps make sure your hard work doesn’t go to waste.
Environmental Purchasing Policies
To really make recycling work individuals and organizations need to buy products made from recycled material. Businesses purchase a lot of things and so have greater influence on the value of recyclable material when they buy supplies made with recycled content. Learn more about how to develop an environmentally friendly purchasing policy here.
What is a baler? Is that item compostable or bio-degradable? Are you contaminating without knowing it? Let us help you get more comfortable with the technical language of recycling.
Many non-profit and government organizations have created innovative programs to help their communities, their economies and the environment. We can learn more from their successes about effective reduce, reuse and recycle strategies.