North Carolina, United States
Rubber & plastics products
WasteZero partners with more than 600 towns and cities around the country to reduce the amount of municipal solid waste (MSW) that is landfilled and burned. These partnerships also increase recycling and generate financial savings for municipalities. Their pay-as-you-throw program, called WasteZero Trash Meteringª, changes the payment model for MSW, leading to an average 44% annual reduction. Under WasteZero Trash Meteringª, residents dispose of their garbage in customized, imprinted, plastic trash bags (produced from recycled content in WasteZero's South Carolina manufacturing plant) that they purchase from local stores. Paying for each bag of trash they throw away gives residents the incentive to create less waste and recycle more.
Overall B Impact Score
Governance evaluates a company's overall mission, engagement around its social/environmental impact, ethics, and transparency. This section also evaluates the ability of a company to protect their mission and formally consider stakeholders in decision making through their corporate structure (e.g. benefit corporation) or corporate governing documents.
What is this? A company with an Impact Business Model is intentionally designed to create a specific positive outcome for one of its stakeholders - such as workers, community, environment, or customers.
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