March 14, 2017
The new guide that makes the business case for less waste. Save money, get a competitive edge and improve staff morale
Australian businesses who don't recycle or optimise their waste management face unnecessary losses which can directly impact their bottom line, their position in the market, and staff morale. Every year in Australia, businesses generate over 12.5 million tonnes of waste. Almost half of that waste goes to landfill despite estimates that approximately 70% can be reused or recycled. So how can you make the business case for less waste?
Ryan is the Head of Circular Economy Programs at Planet Ark. After nearly a decade working in the banking and finance industry Ryan was drawn to a career in environmental conservation that saw him work in Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Fiji. With a background in psychology and environmental management, Ryan’s role at Planet Ark since 2012 has been focused on developing engaging and positive environmental behaviour change programs to help organisations and households find solutions to reduce waste.