Non-Residential Outstanding Achievement in Recycling
Awards given by Solid Waste Services
Awarded to companies and organizations that recycle between 42-49% of
- IBM, Gaithersburg, MD
900 employees, Recycling Rate 44%
IBM recycles wooden pallets and scrap metal, in addition to the eight
required materials. They've really reduced their waste and increased
their recycling rate
- Investment Properties, Inc., Rockville, MD
100 employees Recycling Rate 47%
This property management firm has achieved a strong recycling rate in
- Jewish Social Service Agency, Rockville, MD
91 employees, Recycling Rate 46%
This agency has consistently been proactive in their efforts to improve
and educate others about their recycling program.
- Jim Coleman Cadillac Company, Bethesda, MD
247 employees, Recycling Rate 44%
Here's a quick study in recycling-- Increased its 9% recycling rate
up by 35% from 1999 to 2000
- O'Donnell's Restaurant, Bethesda, MD
125 employees, Recycling Rate 43%
For maintaining its recycling rate two years in a row. (2nd year as
a recipient of this award) In addition, O'Donnell's has shared their
recycling experiences with other businesses in the County.
- Phillips Business Information, LLC, Potomac, MD
350 employees, Recycling Rate 49%
Phillips has improved their recycling rate by 5% in the last year.
- United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission, Rockville, MD
2,090 employees, Recycling Rate 45%
For maintaining a consistently strong recycling rate two years in a
row. They have a return supply program for re-issuing supplies. The
NRC publishes the "Conserve Column" in their regular employee newsletter.
They have a Buy Green Program, to encourage all staff using credit cards
for agency purchases to buy recycled.
- United States Pharmacopeia Convention Inc., Rockville, MD
267 employees, Recycling Rate 42%
It conscientiously recycles at both of its buildings in Rockville. There
is a high level of awareness of recycling, and they have hosted the
County's business recycling display for weeks at a time.
- Waste Management Inc., Gaithersburg, MD
135 employees, Recycling Rate 49%
For having a solid recycling rate and moving toward the 50% mark.
For more information:
SORRT Nonresidential Recycling Program: 240-777-6437