Environmental Protection Agency
Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Environmental Protection Agency articles below.
Hazardous material containment systems require routine maintenance and inspection to ensure their integrity. Their regulation is primarily handled by the EPA which regulates two types of storage systems: Portable storage containers, such as portable tanks and 55-gallon drums; and fixed tank systems.
Approximately 350 building materials, construction, and furnishings products from 159 manufacturers have achieved Cradle to Cradle product certification to date.
Among those joining the list was JCPenney, the first big box retailer to earn the designation from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency.
With proper infrastructure and treatment in place, reusing water can be a viable option for a facility.