“When I founded Busch Systems in 1981, it was because I had a passion for the environment and the exciting developments that were occurring in the recycling industry. Thirty years later, our commitment to the environment has only increased and our Sustainability choices and actions have become central to our values and corporate culture.
Our core philosophy of ‘People, Planet, Product’ guides us in our eco-responsibility, helps in the growth and enrichment of our staff and their families, and aids in looking after our local community and people around the world. When we make decisions, such as recently installing Living Green walls which benefit our employees and the environment, we know it doesn’t necessarily benefit the financial bottom line. However, we believe that by doing the right things, that all of the right things come back!
Specifically in our Sustainability practices, we recognize that by constantly striving to reach a higher standard of environmental responsibility, we can encourage our colleagues, suppliers and clients to do the same. Making the right choices takes inspiration, education and participation. We’ve made lots of choices we’re proud of and have many more steps to take and we hope to share our success stories with you, and celebrate those others make.”
2017 Recycling & Sustainability Goals!
As part of our annual planning process at Busch Systems, we have always set Sustainability goals for our company to achieve by year's end. By choosing to share our 2015 sustainability ambitions and results with our customers and partners, this will encourage us more than ever to reach and surpass our objectives and critically evaluate our results. We look forward to sharing our 2015 progress with you!
Switch to eco-friendly soaps and sanitizers
Recycle all streams available in our city
Change all lightbulbs to LED
Go paperless in our Accounting Department
Add living walls to our building
Reduce excess packaging by 15%
Expand Busch garden by 30%
Reduce energy consumption by 5%
Reduce water consumption by 5%
Recycling Your Success!
We love a good yarn about diversion victory! Those in the know are aware that great sustainability often comes with hard work and lessons learned. Over the next year, we’ll be sharing our own accomplishments and challenges and we’d love to hear about yours….and if you are using our bins you could also qualify to receive some cold hard cash back on your next order. Bins or no bins, we’d love to hear your oh-so-green and sustainable stories.Stories Coming Soon Submit Your Story
By The Numbers
Recycling & Sustainability Facts
It’s difficult staying on top of recycling facts and even more difficult ensuring they’re up to date and accurate. This page will always be the best source for recycling and sustainability facts. We have eco-minions working around the clock to ensure that every fact is as accurate as can be while coming from the most reputable sources.Read More
Making A Difference In How We Build
Creativity is thinking up new things. Innovation is doing new things.
We believe that the fun of innovating is should not be left just to the tech giants of the world. Innovation is the by-product of creativity and regardless of industry, is essential for evolution. Thirty years ago, we began with one (good lookin’!) blue bin and an innovative spirit. That attitude has served us well as we have evolved alongside the recycling industry to design collection solutions that are ahead of the stream. Our Research & Design team is comprised of big personalities with bigger ambitions to create the best products for our clients. They eat innovation for breakfast and we’re sure glad they do! Visit our innovation page to see what’s new and what’s upcoming from us this year.
Get LEED Points from Busch Systems Containers!
LEED, or Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design, is an internationally recognized green building certification system, developed by the US Green Building Council (USGCB). Find out how to receive LEED points via recycling and waste containers here!Read More
Recycling & Sustainability Facts
Every year, we at Busch Systems will post an annual Sustainability Report showing what we’re doing as an organization to reduce our carbon footprint, as well as provide how we’re promoting sustainability to our clients, partners, communities, families and friends. Stay tuned!