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FRIDAY FUNNY: Take A Sanity Break

In light of all of the crazy news this week, this Friday Funny is all about relieving stress. And what says stress relief best? MINDLESS VIDEO GAMES, of course. The folks over at Adult Swim have created a treasure trove of truly hilarious time wasters.... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Pharmaceutical Waste Management

MA-based Clean Harbors offers customized pharmaceutical waste management and removal programs for healthcare... ...Read More...

NFL Star Eddie George Briefs Congress on Creating Healthy Communities

George, along with other key officials, made the case why investment in parks spurs economic growth, helps combat childhood obesity, and offers a myriad of environmental benefits.... ...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Gen 7 Modular Classroom

American Modular Systems manufactures these environmentally friendly, low maintenance environments with a variety of... ...Read More...

CONSTRUCT and The TFM Show Attendance Tracking Up

Increased attendance numbers bode well for the May 11-14 event in Philadelphia designed for the commercial building industry and senior executive facilities... ...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Creative Parking 101

Imagine the reaction of pedestrians as they walked past this sight: the rear end of a vehicle hanging out of the seventh story of a high rise building in downtown Tulsa, OK. Was it performance art? Nope. It was just a case of REALLY bad parking.... ...Read More...

Update—IFMA Energy Challenge: ENERGY STAR®

In March 2010, the IFMA international sustainability committee (ISC) launched the IFMA Energy Challenge: ENERGY STAR® which encourages facility professionals to track energy consumption in facilities and embark on a continuous monitoring and energy improvement... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Rubber Flooring Recycling Partnership

Roppe has partnered with Starnet® Worldwide to accelerate rubber floor recycling through its IMPACT program, which was launched in... ...Read More...

This Day in Workplace History: Workers Memorial Day

In the aftermath of the recent fatal incidents this month, Secretary of Labor Hilda L. Solis issued the following statement on Workers Memorial Day, April 28,... ...Read More...

AFE Urges Enactment of Federal Buildings Personnel Training Act

The Association for Facilities Engineering is encouraging U.S. legislators to maintain year-round support for Earth Day objectives by enacting legislation to ensure federal facilities are operated at peak... ...Read More...