Recycling Articles

Corporate recycling policies, waste management, and relamping strategies for facility managers are among the topics covered in this section.

Tips on Making the Holiday Season More Sustainable

"There are lots of ways to make this a more sustainable holiday season," says Stephen Ashkin, president of The Ashkin Group. "And just remember, every sustainable gift we give is also a gift honoring our... [...]

Game Day Challenge To Reduce Waste

In October 2010, 77 colleges and universities took up the EPA's challenge to reduce waste at one of their home football... [...]

Revisit Or Launch Recycling Programs

Today is America Recycles Day, an event aimed at having individuals and organizations focus on their recycling... [...]

Rubbermaid Partners With Recycling Group

The company is the first commercial-sector sponsor of the Recycling Organizations of North... [...]

25 Million Pounds Of Surplus Sent To Relief Efforts

IRN’s surplus property program has surpassed 25 million pounds of furniture, medical supplies, and other equipment sent to disaster relief and economic development projects.... [...]

Closed Loop Paper Use

TD Bank is participating in a program to ensure a portion of paper used at its facilities is recycled and... [...]

On The Road To Zero Waste, $20 At A Time

GAF’s Cobra® Ridge Vent plant, located in the northern Atlanta suburb of Cumming, GA, is a bright, highly automated, state-of-the-art facility — the type one might associate more with the production of silicon wafers than roofing ventilation products. The company and the team that runs this facility take its environmental role seriously. This includes waste management, and after a three-year effort, the plant recently announced the... [...]

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Waste Management, Recycling, and Diversion from IEA

The International Environmental Alliance (IEA) provides full service waste management, recycling, and diversion services for facilities of all types and... [...]

Untapped Resource: “Cash For Clunkers” Lighting Program

By qualifying for the Commercial Building Tax Deduction (CBTD), commercial lighting system owners can derive a tax benefit to help offset the cost of a new lighting system or lighting system improvement, up to 60¢ per square... [...]

Recycling At Vancouver Convention Centre

The facility has been recognized by the Recycling Council of British... [...]