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Recycling at Work

Commercial Assistance and Waste Diversion Consulting Services 

Johnson County is committed to supporting and promoting waste diversion programs such as reduction, recycling, composting, etc. Whether you are establishing a new program, enhancing an existing one, incorporating composting, or even striving for Zero Waste, we are here to help you through the process. Dozens of our commercial partners are recycling and diverting more waste than ever, while realizing the benefits associated with having the guidance and resources provided by Johnson County.

How It Works

  1. Our expert staff provide free waste assessments to any business or organization within Johnson County.
  2. Staff provide you with recommendations and are available to assist with the implementation. We can assist in designing the program, including communications, training staff, as well as provide easy-to-follow signage.

We are ready to help you meet your goals! Fill our our simple online form and one of our consultants will be in touch with you. 

Commercial Assistance Program - Up to $500 in supplies

As we near the end of our fiscal year, applicants are strongly encouraged to apply for the remaining 2017 assistance funds as soon as possible. Funds are limited and applications are considered on a first come first served basis. Applicants may be eligable for supplies up to $750 in 2017 based on funding requests, specified needs, and county approval. Applications will be accepted year round.

Any commercial property is eligable to receive up to $750 in 2017 worth of materials to support a waste diversion project based. Each commercial partner must complete a waste assessment by county staff prior to be eligable for financial assistance. Partners will submit an application and each request will be evaluated and approved by staff. Approved assistance will be given on a first come, first seve basis to partners based upon identified needs and recommendations by staff. SIGN UP NOW!

If you have any questions or would like more information, please email Julie Davis or call 913-715-6938.