Posts Tagged ‘Recycling’

Focus On: Waste Management

Several recent textile and fabric product releases are featured in this latest post.... [...]

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New Service Spotlight: Second-Look Recycled Wallcovering Program

Reaching a recent milestone, the program is a resource for facility professionals during sustainable... [...]

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Question Of The Week: Boosting Recycling Rates

The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant... [...]

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FM Alert: Making Waves At Shedd Aquarium

Bob Wengel, vice president of facilities at the John G. Shedd Aquarium and 2012 TFM Facility Executive of the Year, writes on the strides the facility is making in sustainability.... [...]

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Greener Office Practices

How facilities dispose of printer cartridges and other office supplies has an impact on the environment, for better or worse. Reusing and recycling printer cartridges can help reduce waste that goes to landfills. Cartridge World, a specialty retailer of ink and toner printer cartridges, notes the following statistics concerning the impact of these items. It takes about a gallon of oil to make a new laser cartridge. Nearly eight cartridges are... [...]

Services & Maintenance: The Right Fit

When seeking pre-owned furniture, a little research can go a long way toward finding a suitable... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Transition-Ready Recycling Station by CleanRiver

These containers can be configured and reconfigured to meet current and future recycling needs.... [...]

Earth Week At U of Nevada, Reno

Facilities staff call attention to recycling with a giant "N" made of plastic water... [...]

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CFL Premium Bulb Eater by Air Cycle

The CFL Premium is designed to crush and store up to 3,000 compact fluorescent lamps prior to... [...]

Aluminum cans are a common waste item and can be part of single stream recycling. (Photo: Waste Management)

Services & Maintenance: Breaking It Down

A pile mentality doesn't cut it when it comes to handling waste. Ensuring materials do not unnecessarily end up in a landfill is a prime goal of a waste management... [...]