Tag: circular economy

USPS

USPS Aims To Reduce Greenhouse Gas Emissions By 2030

The U.S. Postal Service is preparing to deploy its first electric delivery vehicles in 2024; plans to reduce $5 billion in operating costs will result in significant carbon reductions.
Honda Cintas uniform recycling

Cintas First Aid And Safety Location Earns VPP Star Site Certification

OSHA’s Voluntary Protection Program recognizes Cintas location as a top worksite for safety and health management and practices. Plus, old uniforms get a new ride.
ISCC PLUS Certification

Charter Next Generation Campus Earns ISCC PLUS Certification

The specialty film producer's Lexington, KY manufacturing campus received the International Sustainability and Carbon Certificate (ISCC).     
furniture re-upholstery

Restoration And Re-Upholstery

Facility managers can extend contract furniture lifecycles with proper care and re-upholstery.
Circular Economy Solutions

Student Circular Economy Solutions Win Wege Prize 2022

Five students from Rwanda and United Arab Emirates collaborated to win 1st Prize and $30,000 with innovative organic pesticide-fertilizer to replace chemical products.
Wege Prize 2022

Student Competition Offers Sustainability Solutions For 2022

Five finalist teams from four continents will advance in pursuit of the Wege Prize 2022, a global competition for circular economy solutions.
recycling

Recycling Takes New Direction

A nationwide revamp of the recycling infrastructure led by the U.S. EPA moves downstream to facilities.
Design Competition

Design Competition Announces 2022 High School Programs

New high school workshop invites passionate students to solve “wicked problems” with whole-systems design thinking, sustainability, and the circular economy.
circular economy

Restore To Extend Equipment Life

With indoor air quality a top concern in facilities, a circular economy approach gives existing HVAC equipment new life.
furniture reuse

Rerouting Furniture From Landfill

As part of its facilities projects, General Motors donated a plethora of its office furniture to local schools.
The Climate Pledge

20 Companies Around The World Join The Climate Pledge

A total of 53 companies, representing almost every sector of the economy, have now signed The Climate Pledge, committing to net-zero carbon emissions by 2040.
regenerated nylon

Aquafil ECONYL Regenerated Nylon

Made from waste, like fishing nets and old carpets, ECONYL regenerated nylon contributes to LEED v4 points in four main categories.
circular economy

The Cycle Of A Circular Economy

Facility professionals have the power to further the circular economy, and options are growing to discover new choices for office furniture and more.
world water day

World Water Day Infographic: Advancing A Circular Economy

Almost half the world's workers —1.5 billion people — work in water related sectors and nearly all jobs depend on water and those that ensure its safe delivery, according to the United Nations. So, it’s no surprise that the theme for today's World Water Day is “Water and Jobs.”
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .