Is Your Broward County Agency Recycling?
Recycling at Broward County government agencies has never been
easier since the County implemented the “single-stream” system. All
recyclables, including paper, plastic bottles, aluminum and steel cans, can go
into the blue recycling bins strategically placed throughout your building,
office, or desk-side. If your agency is not recycling yet, what are you waiting
Broward County’s Government Recycling Program
has gone digital!
Solid Waste and Recycling Services would like to introduce its new online Recycling Missed Collection Form. This form, accessible to Broward County employees only, is specifically designed to make it easier for staff to report any missed recycling collections at government facilities.
This form is easily accessible on the BC-Net. On the menu, go to: Forms, Solid Waste and Recycling Services, Government Recycling Program Forms. Or you can link here to the form and save to your browser’s Favorites. For more information on the Government Recycling Program, please call us at 954-474-1867 or email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is Not Recyclable
The Solid Waste and Recycling Services, Government Recycling
Program would like to remind you to Recycle Right, even during these
trying times. Please be advised that disinfectant wipes, face masks, gloves,
and other PPE items cannot be recycled and should be placed in the TRASH.
What’s that? You
don’t have a recycling bin?
Solid Waste and Recycling Services has a Government Recycling Program that provides recycling bins to County agencies. We also offer workplace assessments to make recommendations and share best practices to ensure that every employee, agency, office and facility has what they need to create a sustainable recycling practice.
Contact the Government Offices Recycling Program coordinator at 954-474-1867 or send us an email at BCGovtRecycles@broward.org to request recycling bins* and/or a workplace assessment.
*Recycling bins are provided to supplement, not replace, regular waste bins. You must currently have a waste bin in order to receive a recycling bin.
Be Proactive—Create a Green Workplace!
- Purchase durable products
- Use email for memos, messages, reports, etc.
- Use the “other” side of paper for drafts and notes
- Post announcements on a common bulletin board
- Work with vendors to ship materials in returnable, recyclable packaging, or use less materials
- Drink from reusable cups or mugs instead of disposable ones
- Reuse envelopes, file folders, dividers and binders
- Reuse outdated letterhead to print drafts, or as notepaper
- Reuse/swap office furniture and equipment
- Paper (computer, copy and fax paper); file folders, envelopes (including window)
- Chipboard (lightweight cardboard)
- Newspapers, magazines, journals, catalogs, flyers, brochures, pamphlets
- Cardboard, flattened
- Narrow-neck plastic bottles
- All glass beverage containers
- Aluminum and steel metal cans
- Aseptic packaging (juice and soup boxes)
- Gable-top containers (milk and juice cartons)