Sample Endorser Activities
WasteWise endorsers develop programs to fit their needs and goals. The following are some suggestions from current endorsers that you can incorporate into your WasteWise endorser activities:
- Advertise Your Support for WasteWise.
Issue a press release announcing your endorsement of WasteWise, post a WasteWise page on your Web site, or link to the WasteWise Web site. REMEDY, a nonprofit that donates medical supplies to the developing world, features WasteWise in its own section of their website, encouraging medical facilities to partner with WasteWise and linking to registration information
- Feature WasteWise in Publications.
Use the sample newsletter
article or press release or work with WasteWise
to tailor an article to meet your needs. The New
Jersey WasteWise Business Network devotes a quarterly
newsletter to the accomplishments of WasteWise partners, which spreads the WasteWise message to businesses,
local governments, and other organizations in New
- Use the WasteWise Logo. Following the guidelines for using
the WasteWise logo, use it on your Web site or in publications. Newsletters, brochures, letterhead,
and envelopes all carry the WasteWise logo in the city of Clifton, New Jersey.
- Distribute WasteWise Publications.
Pass WasteWise publications on to your members, constituents, or customers, or maintain a technical library for them to consult as needed. A list of WasteWise publications is available online. Georgia's Department of Natural Resources, Pollution Prevention Assistance Division (P2AD) makes WasteWise materials available to staff and clients at outreach events and throughout the year.
- Recommend WasteWise in Sustainability Agenda or Tips. Make partnering with WasteWise part of your organization's sustainability checklist, green tips, or other recommendations you provide to your members, constituents, or customers. The Massachusetts Food Association lists "Join the EPA WasteWise Program" as one of the Green Guidelines for their members.
- Offer WasteWise Presentations at Conferences
and Meetings. WasteWise can supply slides and information. WasteWise can supply slides and information packets for you to hand out. Recycling Works in Massachusetts sponsors bi-annual regional WasteWise forums, offering networking and knowledge sharing for area businesses.
- Recognize WasteWise Partners.
Publicize and congratulate your members, constituents, or customers when they join WasteWise. The Massachusetts Department of Environmental Protection presents annual leadership awards in recognition of significant waste reduction achievements by Massachusetts WasteWise participant organizations.
- Provide Technical Assistance. Offer free waste assessments, onsite visits, or other forms of technical assistance. WasteWise can provide you with materials tailored to specific industry sectors to help you direct your message. The South Carolina Department of Health and Environmental Control offers waste reduction technical assistance through their SC Smart Business Recycling Program, including free onsite visits to assess waste reduction and recycling opportunities.