John James, President
Progress Report of Recycling Program
Seven weeks ago, you expressed a commitment to maintaining our corporate responsibility by implementing a recycling policy to improve the quality of environment. This initial progress report will give you detailed information about the specifics of where we, the recycling committee, stand on getting this program implemented. As specified in first meeting of this committee, the duration of the project would be approximately 8 weeks and involve 4 phases:
Phase 1: Conduct a feasibility study
Phase 2: Create a policy and procedure document
Phase 3: Document simplified instruction guide with illustrations Phase 4: Send a specification memo
Phase 5: Implement the recycling program
I am pleased to report that Phases 1-4 has been completed and. According to my analysis, a recycling program stands a great chance of assisting the company with maintaining its corporate responsibility while improving the quality of the environment.
1. On August 11, we began the first phase of our project. We conducted a feasibility study by researching the topic of recycling on the internet and reporting on our results. We began the study by thinking about what items could be recycled at Greening Corporation. Then we wrote a two-page report that addressed three categories of waste products to be considered for recycling; paper, plastic, and electronics. We determined that items such as white or office paper, newspapers, plastic water and soda bottles, and retired computers are ideal for office recycling. We also determined that items, such as pizza boxes, Styrofoam cups, plastic bowls and plates, paper towels and tissues are not recyclable. After speaking with an expert about the benefits and disadvantages of recycling, company we decided that the best way to haul these items away is to have our...
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