The "Restaurant Recycling Made Easy" Program

The Georgia Restaurant Association (GRA) partners with M-PASS, a local independent waste management and recycling consulting company, to offer a simplified and cost-effective recycling program for restaurants.

Recycling is a key component in the waste reduction process, and M-PASS works with waste haulers to negotiate right-fit waste solutions for restaurants. As part of the program restaurants will receive:
  • Guidance on single-stream recycling.
  • Free cardboard pick-up in Midtown, which will reduce waste charges. 
In addition, restaurants:
  • Save money on waste-hauling.
  • Benefit from a special GRA membership rebate
  • For non-members, M-PASS will pay a rebate towards GRA membership. 
  • GRA members will receive two months free.
The Restaurant Recycling Made Easy program is currently in beta and seeking participants in the Atlanta area. For more information, visit


"I wanted to send you a little note to say thank you and MPASS for your hard work and continued support in helping Hottie Hawgs BBQ reduce our carbon footprint by starting our recycling and cardboard pickups. First let me thank you for helping us re-negotiate our hauling contract. This was a very important start to the program for us. We have reduced our garbage hauls by half by saving at least 60% of the dumpster capacity. In turn we have raised awareness with our entire team on the importance of reducing waste and saving money which is very important to us as a new establishment. If every service company worked as hard as you do to help new businesses make an impact, it would be outstanding. Please feel free to contact me in the near future if I may help make your job easier."

-Brian Fernandez
Delicious Premier Catering,

“M-PASS recently completed a waste and recycling audit for our restaurant R Thomas Deluxe Grille in Atlanta. Quite frankly, we were stunned at the positive results. Not only did the audit produce gross savings of 70%, M-PASS implemented our very first recycling program. The recycling program has been easy to operate and very successful." Read more

-Alisa McAleer
R. Thomas

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