Office Checklist - Recycling Category: 4. Have performed a waste audit
The information gained from waste audits are a great way to benchmark and reference waste reduction progress from one audit to the next. Waste audits also provide important information about contamination in recycling bins that can inform education needs.
A waste audit can be physically sorting through samples of your waste and recycling or visually inspecting it and estimating the amounts and types of materials.
To have a waste audit performed at your workplace, you can request a free audit through Hamilton County R3Source. Learn more about the different audits provided here:
Or perform one on your own; here are some guidance resources: