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Less Is More: Waste Sort Checklist Mobile App

A waste sort is a valuable tool to help you understand your business’ waste stream so you can design or improve your waste reduction program. A waste sort involves the physical collection, sorting, and weighing of a representative sample of your organization’s waste. This will enable you to identify and quantify the components of the waste stream. The results will tell you which areas need the most work, how to improve your sorting practices and how to formulate your education efforts for staff involvement. Use the Less Is More: Waste Sort Checklist mobile app to aid in sorting and analyzing waste generated by your business. You can now set GoCanvas to validate when you want where 12 hours or 30 days.

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    A waste sort is a valuable tool to help you understand your business ‘waste streams you can desig...

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    The results will tell you which areas need the most work, how to improve your sorting practices a...

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    There are two methods to measure the waste.

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    Your team will also need to determine whichwaste categories to quantify.

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    Decide where the waste will be sampled.

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    A 15’x 15’ flat, climate-controlled area with access to an electric plug is recommended.

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    Decide how much waste to sample (one day).

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    Decide when the sampling will occur.

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    Decide who will conduct the sort.

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    Waste work sheet

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    Pens/pencils

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    Tarps, drop cloths or plastic table cloths

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    Gloves

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    Eye protection

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    Scale

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    Camera

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    Container for holding the material for weighing:

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    Use 16-gallon to 50-gallon plastic containers, garbage cans, or large corrugated cardboard boxes.

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    ) Gather the waste sample to be sorted, using either one day’s worth of waste or a representative...

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    ) Weigh the empty container that the sorted wastes will be placed into and record this weight on ...

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    ) Sort the waste into piles by major components: fiber (cardboard, office paper, newspaper/magazi...

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    ) If applicable, sort each major waste component into more specific component subcategories (e.

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    ) Place the sorted materials into labeled bags for weighing and recycling.

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    ) Weigh and record the weight of each labeled bag.

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    ) Calculate the total weight of each material found in all of the receptacles, and then add those...

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    ) based on the total amount of waste sorted, calculate the percentage of each type of material fo...

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    ) Take recyclables recovered from the waste sort home or to a recycling drop-off facility.

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    Once the waste sort work sheet is completed, you will know the weight and percentage of each of m...

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