Current BizRecycling Partner Projects
As a BizRecycling partner, the East Side Area Business Association (ESABA) is reaching out to its members, with a focus on businesses that sell food. These businesses will be impacted by the City of Saint Paul’s proposed Sustainable-To-Go Ordinance. With participation from the local businesses, ESABA is exploring a buying cooperative for sustainable packaging. This cooperative will making the transition to recyclable, compostable or reusable materials easier for member businesses.
The East Side Neighborhood Development Company (ESNDC) is partnering with the Payne Arcade Business Association to educate 200 businesses on St. Paul’s East Side about waste reduction and recycling practices in the workplace. They will promote BizRecycling and work to increase awareness of waste issues for member businesses. Outreach using free technical consultants will create a positive change in habitual and externally-driven behaviors.
The Woodbury Area Chamber of Commerce, joined BizRecycling as a partner in 2017. The Chamber is raising Woodbury’s sustainability profile. Through learning sessions, business meetings and community events, members are learning about the BizRecycling program and hearing stories from successful local businesses. Members are educated and encouraged to implement sustainable changes that create positive impacts for their business, the community and our environment.