Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Recycling articles below.
Project expands longstanding recycling partnership which has transformed more than 200 million pounds of plastic film into durable, sustainable building material
Develop a reuse plan for workplace furnishings to reduce environmental impact.
A provider of smart waste and recycling monitoring for more than 30 years, OnePlus Systems has a new name as it continues to expand its intelligent container monitoring and analytics solutions.
The general public are using PPE on a regular basis. Without traditional recycling options, these items are likely to end up in landfills.
Fluorescent lamps received by the county's household hazardous waste (HHW) facility posed a challenge due to their mercury content, and BulbEater helped to solve the problem.
More than 2,000 commercial properties participated in two-year water and waste benchmarking initiative
Progress was made in carpet recycling rates and technological advances.
The Lokotrack ST4.10 is the largest mobile screen in the Lokotrack range and is suitable for large-scale aggregates production.
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.
Sustainability was at the forefront of the project with green construction and demolition practices employed throughout Dow Chemical Company's new Midland, MI headquarters.
Over the past decade, more companies have come to realize that sustainability, cost savings, risk aversion, and business growth all go hand in hand.
At Georgia Tech, green restrooms inside a new campus building include composting toilets.
The Coca-Cola Foundation, Keep America Beautiful grants are available to increase public space recycling collection infrastructure.
This week, nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, in concert with the U.S. EPA, has conducted a series of initiatives to showcase what's possible through recycling.
Since 1999, more than 200 million square feet of used ceiling panels have been recycled through the Armstrong Ceilings Recycling Program.
With Help from Eco-Products, the Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival turned 180 tons of what would have been waste into compost after the four-day event.
The road to a more sustainable future for building materials and products is multi-faceted.
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.
In recognition of its commitment to sustainable practices—including recycling, landscaping and transportation efforts—Standard Insurance Company received Portland's Sustainability at Work gold workplace certification.
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.
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.
The initiatives ensure that product samples live on beyond the specification process, through recycling efforts that also inspire future designers and artists.
Multi-site car dealership improved its waste management by participating in recycLA, a public-private partnership offering recycling services to Los Angeles businesses.
Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.
The February 2019 issue features this year's Facility Executive of the Year. Plus, a look drones and FM, building envelope and energy, and our annual Readers' Choice Awards.
Coca-Cola and Keep America Beautiful mark America Recycles Day with recycling bins grant program for public spaces and facilities.
Remanufactured furniture is an option that facility managers will want to consider for financial and sustainability reasons.
With sustainability and cost in mind, here are three ideas for unwanted office furniture.
When creating recycling hazardous waste plans, discuss with service providers the availability of a certificate of recycling.
The October 2018 issue features green building, workplace design, zero energy, recycling furniture, and anti-terrorism security. Plus, we celebrate our 30th anniversary.
A new report from the National League of Cities analyzes how city leaders can develop resilient local waste management systems in response to China's stringent new regulations.
The incentive-based recycling competition is open to all public and private schools in the United States.
The flooring company has recycled 100 million pounds of post-consumer flooring materials through its On&On™ Recycling Program.
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.
Go beyond bottle and paper recycling with these seven creative campus sustainability programs.
Mike Tinney and CarpetCycle accepted their awards at the Carpet America Recovery Effort's 16th annual conference in Orlando, FL.
Texas Nameplate transformed itself from a company that was often cited for water discharge violations to one that sets an example in water management for other manufacturers.
Thanks to 34 grants from Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful, recycling efforts in public parks throughout the nation will be improved.
The April 2018 issue features a look at lighting systems, wastewater recycling, restroom maintenance, and data center trends. Plus, how one school is building tornado-safe rooms.