PPE EasyPak Containers allow business owners or property managers to recycle used gloves and masks on-site to prevent littering this plastic waste in the environment-at-large.
Project expands longstanding recycling partnership which has transformed more than 200 million pounds of plastic film into durable, sustainable building material
The Drain, Waste and Vent (DWV) piping system in a building is a crucial component of the overall plumbing infrastructure.
The general public are using PPE on a regular basis. Without traditional recycling options, these items are likely to end up in landfills.
Cintas' distribution centers have earned Gold level under the TRUE (Total Resource Use and Efficiency) certification system for zero waste.
Improved Scensibles SecureFit360 HD universal poly liner bags are made with the highest quality resin in the plastics industry, are 53% thinner, yet stronger than the original SecureFit360 liner bags, and more competitively priced than commonly used kraft waxed paper liners.
View this free video webinar as we discuss the advantages for using smart technology to better manage your waste operation.
Facility management should perform audits regularly, track the results of any changes made, and modify waste management programs as needed.
IoT connected devices can help facility management redefine waste management protocols.
The University of Colorado Boulder is overall winner of the Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge for the 2019 football campaign.
At Georgia Tech, green restrooms inside a new campus building include composting toilets.
Last year, the Cardinals and concessionaire Delaware North diverted more than 226 tons of food from landfills and donated almost 10 tons of food equal to 13,000 meals to those in need.
The 10 winning organizations collectively prevented and diverted over 356,000 tons of waste from entering landfills, saving them over $19.6 million in landfill fees.
At Phillips Academy in Andover, MA, a new student athletic facility achieved LEED Platinum certification.
Faced with New York City's stringent commercial recycling laws as part of its “Zero Waste Design Guidelines,” Jersey Lynne Farms composts its solid food waste into drain-safe wastewater on site.
A leaky building at Owens Community College in Perrysburg, OH has a new lease on life with the installation of an exterior cladding product.
Here are a few ways to further integrate sustainability into daily business operations.
In California, Fujitsu disposes of its food waste with a system that meets compliance while easing the task for its facility management team.
The move is part of an initiative by China to focus on its own domestically produced waste, and it's a wake-up call to the global recycling industry.
Water conservation at the Emory University campus in Atlanta, GA has been significantly bolstered with a WaterHub system.
Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.
More than 90 percent of all trash generated at Super Bowl LII was responsibly recovered through composting, recycling, and reuse.
As China suspends its acceptance of foreign waste, how might waste management at facilities be impacted?
Due to a failure to plan, Americans let millions of vacation days go to waste each year. National Plan for Vacation Day hopes to remedy that.
Four in 10 office workers spend up to 60 minutes every week searching for available desks, conference rooms, or colleagues, finds a new Senion survey.
With $12M in funding secured, the sensor technology company is expanding into waste services for restaurant, retail, and commercial property customers.
This certification is administered by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), which acquired the system from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council in 2016.
For the third consecutive year, the commercial specified flooring manufacturer has been certified as a Zero Waste to Landfill manufacturer by GreenCircle.
New Jersey operation is the first of its kind to earn GreenCircle Certified LLC, Zero Waste to Landfill facility status.
The installation of a food waste digester and data analytics platform at Lincoln Financial Field will expand the NFL team’s Go Green program.
This manufacturer of recycling, compost, and waste containers has developed a free recycling and waste collection analytics software application that provides facility management useful insight into waste management activities.
A new tool within ENERGY STAR Portfolio enables facility executives to quantify waste.
EnviroPure Systems commercial food waste disposal systems offer a one-step solution for converting food waste into safe gray water.
The first technology company to achieve Zero Waste Facility Certification, Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters.
Recycling programs and requirements have been in place for decades. An emerging area impacting facility management is the handling of organic waste.
This week, a PBS News Hour segment raised questions about the mismanagement of some of the e-waste sent to certified recycling facilities.
Purina aims for all of its factories to achieve Zero Waste to Landfill status by 2020.
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.
Several recent textile and fabric product releases are featured in this latest post.
Eliminating waste in distribution centers resulted in cost savings of more than $1.9 million in 2013.