The Denver Gazette – Blue Star at Front of Pack for Disabled Employees

BY DEN­NIS HUSPENI The Den­ver Gazette

Blue Star Recyclers, born in Colorado Springs 12 years ago, has grown to become a model of how a company can provide social return on investment while still paying the bills.

The first way is by ethically recycling electronics and computers (eWaste).
The second is by employing autistic workers, and others with disabilities, who typically can’t get gainful employment elsewhere.

The third is by joining forces with companies and organizations that are choosing social return on investment (SROI) factors when picking contractors, rather than just the most inexpensive bid. Download the full article.