Resource pages for "Recycling"-related posts for facility managers (FMs), building operations professionals and decision-makers in all industry sectors.
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.