Participating schools recycled or composted 89.1 million pounds of recyclables and organic materials, preventing the release of 126,597 metric tons of carbon dioxide equivalent (MTCO2E) into the atmosphere, which is equivalent to preventing annual emissions from 24,823 cars.
April 22, 2014, marks the 44th anniversary of Earth Day ― a day intended to inspire awareness and appreciation for the Earth’s natural environment.
Processing organic waste for a second purpose can significantly reduce what goes to landfill.
Carrier end-of-life refrigerant management program with EOS Climate generates more than 100,000 metric tons of verified greenhouse gas emission reductions.
Able to be cut to fit virtually all types of steel deck and metal roof profiles, this product eliminates the need for a separate flute filler.
Agent of change: this year’s TFM Facility Executive of the Year guided the transformation of an aging facility.
More than 1,500 schools mark the third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables recovered.
What is the most effective way to get a recycling program to work within the building?
The stadium’s sustainable practices might not be the star of the show on February 2, but behind the scenes, the facilities staff will be carrying out a variety of green practices.
In 2013, IRN completed more than 200 projects with organizations in 23 states, and provided much needed furnishings for homes, clinics, and schools in 14 countries and 10 U.S. states.