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Recycling

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

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Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.

Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts By CarpetCycle

Quiet-Tech Insulation Batts By CarpetCycle

Quiet-Tech insulation is made with a blend of recycled carpet, cotton and PET fibers, and qualifies as a Double Green product.

Microsoft HQ Earns Zero Waste Facility Certification

The first technology company to achieve Zero Waste Facility Certification, Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters.

FM Alert: “Trash Madness” Toolkit Available

In an effort to promote proactive recycling and waste reduction practices within workplace environments, Legrand is offering a free “Trash Madness” toolkit.

Question Of The Week: Are You Recycling Organic Waste?

Recycling programs and requirements have been in place for decades. An emerging area impacting facility management is the handling of organic waste.

New Freshpack Design From MARS DRINKS

New look, more sustainable packaging design for single-serve workplace drinks represents a 31 percent carbon footprint reduction.

Coconut Husks Upcycled To Building Panels

Demonstrated in Ghana this past summer, the husk product results from research at Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute Center for Architecture, Science, and Ecology (CASE).

Friday Funny: 50,000 NYC Oysters To Rest On A Bed Of Toilets

The oysters are being installed in New York City’s Jamaica Bay to help improve water quality, protect wetlands, and provide a home for fellow sea dwellers.

Ecore Receives Two U.S. Product Patents

Ecore, a company that transforms reclaimed waste into unique performance surfaces, recently received two United States product patents.

Question Of The Week: How To Implement A Successful Campus Recycling Program

One of the biggest challenges facing colleges and universities is how to get students engaged in the campus recycling program.

Carpet Recycling Recognized By CARE

Since 2002, CARE and its members have diverted more than four billion pounds of carpet from landfills in the United States.

E-Waste Recyclers In U.S. Examined

This week, a PBS News Hour segment raised questions about the mismanagement of some of the e-waste sent to certified recycling facilities.

Free Workplace Composting Guide Available

The guide provides step-by-step instructions and resources to help workplaces divert organic matter from landfills through composting.

Facility Retrofit: Zero Waste Manufacturing

In September 2014, Diamond announced that it had achieved zero manufacturing waste to landfill status, becoming the first American-owned folding carton manufacturer to do so.

Friday Funny: Jon Stewart May Be Gone, But His Set Lives On

'The Daily Show with Jon Stewart' set was donated to Washington, D.C.’s Newseum after Stewart's final taping August 6.

Focus On: Waste Management

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

New Service Spotlight: Second-Look Recycled Wallcovering Program

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

Furniture: A Second Life

Unwanted furniture does not need to go into a landfill.

Keep America Beautiful Announces Results Of “Recycling At Work” Research Study

Convenience and bin size are keys to establishing improved results of recycling in the workplace.

Earth Day 2015: Green Your Office!

On Earth Day, facility managers celebrate April 22 by considering the following easy steps to a more sustainable work environment.

Higher Education Case Study: Campus Capstone

At North Park University in Chicago, a 20 year master plan is capped with an efficient and essential facility.

Unilever North America Reaches 100% Zero Waste To Landfill Across Distribution Centers

Eliminating waste in distribution centers resulted in cost savings of more than $1.9 million in 2013.

Services & Maintenance: Waste Management Strategies

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

The 50 Greenest Colleges And Universities In America

Schools included in the list boast multiple, simple, and complex means of contributing to the planet's health in ways including sustainability, clean energy, solar power, recycling, landscape management, and more.

How Green Is The State Of The Union?

Americans also may be surprised at just how far the United States has come regarding green and sustainability issues.

FM Frequency: It’s Not Easy Being Green(er)

Even the best laid sustainability initiatives can be foiled by unaware, unresponsive, or just plain unwilling occupants.

Question Of The Week: Boosting Recycling Rates

The success of recycling programs relies heavily on occupant engagement.

Friday Funny: Repurposing With A Purpose

Your trash may be treasure for some other organization...or vice versa!

Services & Maintenance: New Life For Old Carpet

Considering recycling options for this facility asset should begin during its purchase.

125 Cassidy Turley Properties To Compete In EPA ENERGY STAR Team Challenge

In the spirit of popular weight-loss competitions, Cassidy Turley will compete against other participants across the country to work off energy and water waste through improvements in energy and water efficiency, with help from EPA's ENERGY STAR program.

Remanufactured Furniture Trends

Old can be as good as new, especially when pursuing sustainable certifications.

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