Smart Businesses Recycle is a pilot program to assist businesses to start a single-stream recycling service*, improve their recycling capabilities, and reduce waste through targeted incentives.
*Single-stream recycling is a service in which all recyclable materials are placed in a single bin and are not picked up or mixed with trash by the hauler before processing at a material recovery facility
Questions? Watch our short informational video from 10/13/22 or contact Project Manager, Alex Bazán:
- Call: 574-235-7568
- Email: email@example.com
APPLY AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!
Why Should My Business Participate?
You should consider participation for multiple reasons.
This pilot program offers an opportunity to:
- Start a single-stream recycling program
- Save money by assessing and minimizing your waste stream
- Reduce your impact on the environment
- Cut greenhouse gas emissions that contribute to climate change
- Conserve natural resources like freshwater, trees, minerals, precious metals, land, oil & natural gas
- Be a business leader in sustainability in South Bend
This pilot program aims to…
the number of businesses
that recycle in South Bend.
businesses to improve
their recycling capabilities.
the amount of materials that
are being sent to the landfill.
Please note: this program will accept up to 30 businesses and nonprofits.
Incentives will be provided up to December 2023 or until funds are depleted, whichever is soonest.
Office of Sustainability | Department of Community Investment | City of South Bend