Waste less, recycle more and reduce operational costs. To get any of these free Zero Waste business services, email Austin Resource Recovery or call 3-1-1.

Zero waste consulting and guidance

Overcome your challenges to improve or expand your recycling program. Ask us about:

  • Recycling and reusing industry-specific materials
  • Adding more materials to your recycling program
  • Space constraints and capacity issues
  • Cost-effective ways to reduce waste

Recycling education and training for businesses

Maximize your program by educating employees and tenants about your onsite-recycling program.

Compliance assistance for property owners and managers

  • Do you have questions about how to successfully meet the requirements of the City’s Zero Waste ordinances? Our staff can help you take the necessary steps to comply. 

Onsite waste assessments

We offer onsite waste assessments to help you: 

  • Review the materials your business generates
  • Discuss markets or recycling opportunities for discards
  • Capture more recycling and reduce contamination
  • Explore ways to reach tenants and employees
  • Reduce disposal and save money in the process

Benefits of reducing business waste

  • Reduce operational costs associated with disposal
  • Improve operational efficiency by reducing waste or reusing more materials
  • Become recognized as a City of Austin Green Business Leader
  • Attract and retain motivated employees by promoting workplace sustainability
  • Contribute to Austin’s Zero Waste goal and commitment to becoming the most livable city in the country