So the pie isn’t perfect? Cut it into wedges. Stay in control, and never panic – Martha Stewart
While telecom is a bill we all pay as business owners, there is another bill that we all have: waste. There are a few variables that influence the cost of waste: how often you have your trash picked up, how much you produce, and recycling. These all have ways to reduce the cost in the best of times, but there are ways to save now, too.
Here are some solutions to consider:
Your facilities are completely shut down:
Call your trash service provider and ask about suspending or canceling services. Some of the providers are offering to do this at no charge, and several are charging a termination or suspension fee. This would be a prudent step to take to reduce your waste expense for the duration of your shutdown.
You are running a skeleton crew:
Just as above, contact your trash service provider and request for a smaller dumpster. Like telecom, our experts have found that businesses have dumpsters that exceed the business’s needs, so you are bound to produce even less dumpster space with a skeleton crew. You can also look at requesting fewer pickups.
You have employees needing alternative duties:
It may not be what your employees signed up for, there may be a job in recycling. It could take the form of figuring out what can be recycled and streamlining the best way to prevent recyclables from going into your trash. In the best circumstances, you may be surprised where you can find money in recyclables.
So, no matter what your situation, there may be opportunities available to reduce your waste bill. If you need help with where to begin and pursuing savings, Silverback can help with waste and other bills. Together, we can maximize your savings and help you regain some control. We are all in this together!