Practical ways of involving staff
There are many different ways how you can involve your staff and encourage them to support your plastic reduction strategy. Below you’ll practical ways and tips. Why not creating a “green team” with members from the different departments?
Practical ideas how to involve staff
Integrate the topic of plastic waste in weekly or monthly staff meetings. It will help to maintain their awareness and motivation.
Provide regular trainings on the plastic waste issue and how the business is tackling it.
Create and place visual signs and reminders to reduce, sort and recycle plastic waste in relevant places such as the staff area.
IDEAS FROM STAFF
Encourage staff to be active and ask them for their ideas and solutions. You can even reward the best ideas.
FEEDBACK AND CONCERNS
Invite staff to share their concerns or feedback on what they think they CAN’T do and ask for their solutions.
STANDARD OPERATING PROCEDURES
Create standard operating procedures that will help staff to correctly sort and recycle the plastic waste.
Establish a “green team” consisting of members of the staff from different departments.
REWARDS FOR IDEAS
Reward members of the staff or teams who have great ideas to reduce plastic waste or are the most active when it comes to reducing the plastic waste.