Posts Tagged ‘Waste Management’

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Services & Maintenance: Waste Management Strategies

Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and... [...]

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Friday Funny: Repurposing With A Purpose

Your trash may be treasure for some other organization...or vice... [...]

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Earth Day 2014 Facts And Features

April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth's natural... [...]

The City of Philadelphia stepped up its composting efforts during its city marathon in November 2012. (Photo: SCA.)

Services & Maintenance: Composting Programs

Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to... [...]

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recycling Hauling Fees

One facility manager is looking for ways to eliminate hauling fees for... [...]

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainability

A partnership between NSF and Sustainable Waste Solutions helps facilities divert waste from landfills, ensuring the waste is reused, recycled, or processed as waste to... [...]

IFMA Releases Sustainability Guide For Waste Management

IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to... [...]

University initiatives have resulted in big cost-saving dividends. (Photo: Texas A&M)

Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Efficiencies, Recycling Efforts

At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.... [...]

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Cigarette Recycling by TerraCycle

Cigarette waste is recycled free of charge through a program launched by TerraCycle and facilitated by funding from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco... [...]

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Fork Safety Tubes from Meese Orbitron Dunne

Designed to enhance safety, these tubes feature steel enclosures that attach to the bottom of the company's recycling carts, trucks, or... [...]