GoalZero Recycling Blog

Zero Waste: Creating Inputs for Your Business’s Outputs

By Ethan Beute | June 11, 2017 | Comments Off on Zero Waste: Creating Inputs for Your Business’s Outputs
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One of the most beautiful things about nature is that there’s zero waste. There’s an input for every output. What one process or system sends out, another takes in. Reuse and recycling are the natural order. Human processes, by comparison, are inefficient. And we can do better. The goal is zero. For another way to […]

Recycling: An Opportunity to Give Back to the Community

By Ethan Beute | May 6, 2017 | Comments Off on Recycling: An Opportunity to Give Back to the Community
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More than 80,000 square feet of warehouse. More than $5,000,000 in inventory. It’s no surprise that Blazer Electric Supply goes through literally tons of cardboard, plastic, and pallets! But part of “The Blazer Way,” the unique approach of doing business and serving customers that’s the foundation of their company culture, includes recycling. Ken Doerdelmann is […]

The Origin and Benefits of Triple Bottom Line Business Thinking

By Ethan Beute | April 14, 2017 | Comments Off on The Origin and Benefits of Triple Bottom Line Business Thinking
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  What is the “triple bottom line?” When you connect with members of the GOALZERO Recycling team, you’ll likely hear about the triple bottom line. About doing business for the benefit of people, planet, and profit. Accounting for social, environmental, and financial performance. So, what is the triple bottom line? What is the origin of […]

Saving Space and Saving Money by Recycling

By Ethan Beute | April 10, 2017 | Comments Off on Saving Space and Saving Money by Recycling
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“It makes sense to recycle.”

Here at GOALZERO Recycling, we agree with Jim Hendren, owner of La-Z-Boy Furniture Galleries in Colorado Springs. Jim was kind enough to tell us more about his business and about why recycling makes sense for his company.