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SCHEDULE A SITE VISIT

A site visit is a quick and easy way to identify projects that help your organization reduce waste and save money.

Waste Wise services are free for all Minnesota Chamber members and businesses in Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Ramsey, Scott, and Washington counties. A small fee may apply for others.

 

About Waste Wise

 

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WASTE WISE SAVES MONEY AND THE ENVIRONMENT

Waste Wise experts have secured more than a million dollars in grants for Minnesota businesses that reduce, reuse, and recycle. We’re here to help you get started.

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SITE VISIT CONSULTATIONS
We’ll do a walkthrough of your space and help
you identify new ways to recycle, maximize reuse,
and explore new waste reduction options.
 

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WASTE BILL ANALYSIS
We’ll review your organization’s waste bills and a
Waste Wise sustainability specialist will help you
right-size services to make them as efficient and
affordable as possible.


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GRANTS AND FUNDING ASSISTANCE
We can connect you with local grants that make
waste reduction and recycling improvements
more affordable and accessible.


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EMPLOYEE TRAINING
To ensure new or expanded recycling programs
are successful, we can conduct in-person or
virtual employee trainings that help your whole
team recycle right.


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WASTE SORTS
Our team of sustainability experts will help you
sort, separate, and weigh a sample of your waste
to identify and quantify material that can be
removed from the waste stream through waste
reduction, reuse, or recycling.

 

Related resources

Grant
WASTE REDUCTION PROGRAM
A grant for Minnesota Chamber members.
Energy smart
Energy Smart
Find out how Energy Smart can help you save on your business’s energy bills.
RECYCLING RESOURCES
RECYCLING RESOURCES
Learn more about recycling, composting, and more with these helpful resources.
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2020 Annual Report
Click below to read the 2020 Waste Wise Annual Report.

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MNimize

BECOME A PRO AT PLASTICS

Check out MNimize, a Waste Wise program that helps food establishments cut down on single-use plastics. 

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Get in Touch

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Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation Board of Directors 

Any and all proceeds directed by Minnesota Waste Wise Foundation are restricted to the sole and intended purpose of managing and implementing Waste Wise and Energy Smart, two programs of the Minnesota Chamber of Commerce.