In any economy, a sustainable business is one that generates a financial profit, protects the natural environment and is a social advocate, bettering the lives of those with whom the company or organization interacts. Environmental sustainability - or "green" business - is not only smart business; it's a critical component that will lead us out of the current recession.
We get to know your business. We perform site assessments for nearly 100 members each year. Our staff is knowledgeable, experienced, and ready to assist your company reduce waste, conserve resources and save money.
We listen to your needs. Minnesota Waste Wise services are tailored to fit your business's environmental sustainability needs and goals. Last year our one-on-one consulting with our members resulted in nearly 12 million pounds of waste being reduced, reused or recycled. This resulted in our members saving an estimated $3 million in waste-associated costs. Check out our Advanced Contributing Members.
We are a resource. To assist us in providing individualized services to Minnesota businesses, we also have an Energy Smart program to provide expert assistance for your energy efficiency needs and questions. We also manage It's in the Bag, a program that recycles plastic bags and film and provides meaningful employment for adults with disabilities around the state. Minnesota Waste Wise also has publications and other resources to assist businesses and organizations.
We provide creative solutions. We understand today's challenges balancing the bottom line with other business priorities. Our environmental sustainability services and resource network continues to strive for creative solutions that helps your business improve the bottom line while meeting your environmental sustainability goals.