How to Profit Millions With a Recycling Program
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How to Profit Millions With a Recycling Program

A systematic approach to designing, developing, and implementing a recycling program
4.5 (3 ratings)
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Created by Steven Rosenberg
Last updated 3/2016
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  • 1.5 hours on-demand video
  • 6 Supplemental Resources
  • Full lifetime access
  • Access on mobile and TV
  • Certificate of Completion
What Will I Learn?
  • Add thousands of dollars to your bottom line through corporate recycling.
  • Reduce your waste disposal costs by recycling a percentage of your waste stream.
  • Understand how various recyclable materials are priced.
  • Motivate your employees to participate in your corporate recycling program.
  • Conduct a waste audit analysis.
  • Select the perfect recycling container.
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Learn how to implement a profitable, personalized, sustainable recycling solution for your company. Save money for your company while saving the planet!

The course, How to Profit Millions with a Recycling Program, covers a systematic approach to designing, developing, and implementing a recycling program for your company or organization.

The information is presented by Steven Rosenberg, a recognized recycling expert. He is CEO of Green Purpose, the world’s greenest eco-capitalist enterprise. Steven has created 25 video lectures, in which he provides you with a proven, step-by-step method for successful corporate recycling. He also provides downloadable PDF resources and checklists to help you create your own recycling program.

The course is designed for those who wish to implement a successful recycling program at their company, corporation, or organization. The focus is on profiting from recycling materials that may have gone to the landfill.

Steven Rosenberg has worked with Fortune 500 companies to implement Zero Waste programs that saved them tens, and sometimes hundreds, of thousands of dollars.

Who is the target audience?
  • This course is meant for people that want to start or grow a profitable recycling program. This will give you the knowledge and tools to properly evaluate and execute how to present an economic business case for setting up a recycling program. This course is probably not for you if you are looking for customized solutions based on things like location, hazardous and toxic waste, etc.
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Curriculum For This Course
26 Lectures
Section 1: Overview
2 Lectures 06:20

In this lecture, Steven Rosenberg introduces the topic of corporate recycling, and provides a description of what the course will cover.

Preview 02:46

In this lecture, Steven shares why he cares so deeply about recycling.

Preview 03:34
Section 2: Recycling 101
4 Lectures 24:50

Learn the basics of recycling, including which are the most valuable materials to recycle by watching the video. And then download the PDF resource. It provides links to information about the various types of recyclable materials.

Introduction to Recycling

In this video, Steven introduces the different types of paper which can be recycled.

Paper 101

There are seven major categories of recyclable plastics. Learn which of them yield the highest return on your investment in this video.

Plastics 101

Recyclable metals range from tin cans to office furniture to aluminum castings. Understand the relative value of each material by viewing this video.

Metals 101
Section 3: Planning Your Recycling Program
2 Lectures 06:59

Steven Rosenberg gets you started on planning your recycling program by helping you select your major goals.

Picking Your Top 3 Goals

Watch the video, and then download the PDF form, and use these tools during the planning of your recycling program.

Setting a Baseline
Section 4: Profit and ROI
5 Lectures 17:14

View the video on cost savings, and then download the PDF file from the EPA on calculating waste reduction.

Cost Savings Analysis

Download this PDF file. It provides an excellent example of how to conduct a waste audit.

Waste Audit Analysis
23 pages

In this video, Steven Rosenberg shares some of the success stories he's gathered during his work with Fortune 500 clients.

Preview 03:34

To sort or not to sort, that is the question answered in this video.


To bale or not to bale, that is the question answered in this video.

Section 5: Finances
2 Lectures 07:46

A realistic budget helps build the business case for your recycling program. Learn how to create a budget in this video.

Your Budget

Learn the benefits of purchasing your recycling containers in bulk.

Bulk Purchasing
Section 6: Implementation
4 Lectures 10:35

Steven goes through the criteria for selecting the most appropriate recycling containers.

Selecting Perfect Containers

The success of your recycling program depends on the employees in your facility. Learn how to get them involved by watching this video.

Employee Engagement

Steven provides tips and techniques to ensure a successful recycling program roll-out.

Successful Program Roll-outs

Training of both upper management and employees is critical to the success of your recycling program. Learn more about training in this lecture.

Section 7: Maintaining Your Program
4 Lectures 07:52

Motivate employees to participate in your recycling program by providing some incentives. In this video, Steven Rosenberg provides some proven examples of incentives.

Preview 03:21

Learn the value of publishing monthly reports on the progress of your recycling program in this lecture.

Preview 01:53

Periodic assessments of your program keep management informed and employees motivated.

Periodic Assessments

Your recycling program is like a garden - it needs some weeding from time to time. Learn what possible speed bumps might need to be eliminated.

Weeding Out Issues
Section 8: Summary
3 Lectures 07:46

Download this PDF file, and use these sample checklists to gather information about your facility in preparation for your own recycling program.

Sample Checklists
2 pages

Here's your chance to see how much you've learned. Take this self-evaluation quiz on corporate recycling.

Recycling Quiz

Congratulations! You've completed the course. Here are a few final words from Steven Rosenberg.

About the Instructor
Steven Rosenberg
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17 Students
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CEO at Green Purpose, LLC

Steven Rosenberg is the founder and CEO of Green Purpose LLC. After winning a business plan contest in 2009, things quickly progressed for him. Green Purpose is quickly becoming a well known industry leader in helping some of the largest global companies, such as FedEx, Rockwell Automation, The Libman Company, and Flex-N-Gate to achieve Zero Waste profitably through their unique eco-capitalistic approach.