Manufacturers are recognizing the financial and social benefits of re-evaluating supply chain and manufacturing processes. Instead of contributing to the growth of landfills, innovative companies are discovering methods for waste diversion via materials reuse and recycling, for which they should be recognized.
The challenges faced by these businesses include vague definitions and unsubstantiated claims, which make it difficult to objectively prove their environmental leadership to the marketplace.
Three tiers of claims recognize companies that handle waste diversion in environmentally responsible and innovative ways, from energy production via incineration to reuse, recycling and composting.
TOP 3 Reasons for Waste Diversion Solutions
Benefits for All
A wide range of entities and audiences benefit from manufacturers understanding and pursuing landfill waste diversion efforts. These include the manufacturers themselves, local and state municipalities, as well as the citizens of an affected region.
Positive Impacts for
Today... and Tomorrow
In addition to cutting costs associated with disposal of waste, waste diversion reduces reliance on limited landfill space, and improves the overall environment by potentially limiting methane gas emissions which can contribute to global climate change.
Trust with UL
UL Environment recognizes the positive initiatives that companies are taking toward waste diversion. UL's claim validation marks serve as proof of leadership in the marketplace.