07/05/2009 05:12 am ET | Updated May 25, 2011

Google London Removes Employee Trash Cans To Promote Recycling

Google's removal of employee trash cans is an ingenious idea. It costs nothing for a business to remove the item and direct employees to a centralized disposal/recycling location. This one little step led to a significant increase in recycling rates at the company, 50 percent, and helps Google meet its green initiative goals.

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