Recycling

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


China ban

Question Of The Week: Is China Ban On Waste Management Impacting Your Facilities?

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.
campus sustainability

Question Of The Week: Campus Sustainability Initiatives

Go beyond bottle and paper recycling with these seven creative campus sustainability programs.
carpet

CARE Names 2017 Person, Recycler of the Year

Mike Tinney and CarpetCycle accepted their awards at the Carpet America Recovery Effort's 16th annual conference in Orlando, FL.
water management

Texas Manufacturer Recycles 90% Of Water

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.
Recycling Bins

Grant Places More Than 900 Recycling Bins In Public Parks Across U.S.

Thanks to 34 grants from Dr Pepper Snapple Group and Keep America Beautiful, recycling efforts in public parks throughout the nation will be improved.
April 2018 issue

Facility Executive | April 2018 Issue

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.
compostable takeout containers

New Compostable Takeout Containers From Eco-Products

Made with sugarcane, WorldView™ Naturals offer a nice green vibe for environmentally friendly restaurants and facilities.
recycling competition

Indiana Elementary School Is First Repeat Recycle-Bowl Champion

For the second time, Bon Air Elementary beat out more than 1,000 other schools to become the K-12 recycling competition's National Champion.
Super Bowl zero waste

Super Bowl LII: Environment Scores Big With Zero Waste

More than 90 percent of all trash generated at Super Bowl LII was responsibly recovered through composting, recycling, and reuse.
recycling

Call To Reduce Waste Is Renewed

As China suspends its acceptance of foreign waste, how might waste management at facilities be impacted?
facility executive 2018 readers' choice awards

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.
public schools

Philadelphia, Baltimore Schools Replace Polystyrene In Cafeterias

The cities’ public schools are now using compostable round plates designed by the Urban School Food Alliance in their lunchrooms, diverting 19 million polystyrene food service items from landfills.
box dumper

SP Industries ROLO Box Dumper

The ROLO Box Dumper empties material from a container into production, recycling, or waste handling equipment.
Super Bowl

Rush2Recycle Program Launching At Super Bowl LII Stadium

A partnership between the U.S. Bank Stadium management team and others aims to recover at least 90% of the waste generated at the facility during the Super Bowl on February 4.
Office Recycling Resolutions

11 Office Recycling Resolutions For A Sustainable 2018

Instead of setting resolutions for yourself in 2018, try setting them as a team for your office or business and work together to meet your recycling program goals.
New Energy Economy

Question Of The Week: Are Companies Prepared For The New Energy Economy?

A new study by Schneider Electric shows that organizations feel ready to compete in the evolving energy landscape, but many aren’t taking the necessary steps.

Grants For Recycling Bins In Park Settings Available

The sixth annual Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program is accepting applications until February 16, 2018.
recycling programs

The 20th Annual America Recycles Day

Reflecting on the strides made in recycling since 1997, leaders of Keep America Beautiful, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released a statement.
greywater Waterless Co. Inc.

Six Rules For Using Grey Water Properly

Many commercial facilities are reducing their water consumption by using greywater. Here are some rules and guidelines for using it safely and properly.
Sustainability Award

AASHE Honors 2017 Sustainability Award Winners

The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

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