One facility manager is looking for ways to eliminate hauling fees for recycling.
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 energy.
Green Globes is used as an alternative to LEED.
Whether planning a full overhaul or a small scale project, facility managers may find this technology makes sense. From the August 2013 issue.
IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to series.
Since 2002, IRN has placed more than 40 million pounds of surplus with charities. Apart from environmental and social benefits, the cost of placing surplus for reuse is typically 20% to 40% less than the cost of throwing the same material in dumpsters.
Creative alternatives to landfill disposal are available to facility managers. From the June 2013 issue.
In some cases, the ballast’s plastic housing can melt slightly where the glass coil connects to the ballast, the Green Guide states, noting that this “is simply a sign that the heat is escaping as intended in the design of the bulb.”
Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue.
The level conformance mark ensures a comprehensive, independent, and impartial assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a product’s manufacture.