SyracuseCoE was recently certified by the Onondaga County Resource Recovery Agency (OCRRA) as a Blue Ribbon Recycler.
OCRRA awards Blue Ribbon certification to organizations such as businesses, educational institutions, restaurants, government offices, and medical and healthcare facilities. In order to be recognized as a Blue Ribbon Recycler, a specific set of criteria need to be adhered to and successfully demonstrated. Some of the criteria include: recycling all paper, magazines, junk mail, cardboard, glass and plastic bottles and metal cans. The organization must have a process to separate trash from recycling and must also provide recycling bins near every printer as well as near employee workspaces. In order to receive certification, applicants must show a commitment to recycling as well as other sustainability practices.
Currently, SyracuseCoE is one of 54 organizations in the region that has received this certification.