Tag: Waste Management
Serious Injuries And Fatalities On Decline In Utilities Industry
For its new report, ISN analyzed more than 20,000 serious injuries and fatalities in the workplace from 2017-2021.
Humanscale Earns Certifications for Zero Waste Efforts
The Green Business Certification Inc. aims to help facilities pursue zero waste goals while becoming more resource-efficient.
Danone North America Aims For Zero Waste To Landfill By 2025
About 15% of the company’s North American manufacturing facilities have already achieved Zero Waste to Landfill.
New Waste Handling Facility At UC Santa Cruz Light On The Land
Designed by The Miller Hull Partnership, the facility includes labs, temporary storage, offices, and support space to serve the increased requirements for hazardous material handling on campus.
Recycling Takes New Direction
A nationwide revamp of the recycling infrastructure led by the U.S. EPA moves downstream to facilities.
EVR-Green Durable and Sustainable Cart by Toter
Toter introduces EVR-Green™, the waste industry’s first 100%-recycled cart body, pairing end-to-end sustainability with ultimate durability.
EPA Highlights WasteWise Awards Winners For 2021 and 2020
National WasteWise Award winners for 2021 and 2020 prevented and diverted close to 408,000 tons of waste from landfill or incinerator, avoiding over $22.5 million in landfill costs.
Environmental Stewardship Is Vital To Workplaces
As our need to understand environmental footprinting has come into sharper focus, the role of workplace designers, engineers, contractors, facilities, and operations teams has begun to shift to one of environmental stewardship.
Energy Department’s Better Plants Partners Save $8.2 Billion
Together, the 3,200 facilities that are part of the DOE’s Better Plants program have cumulatively saved $8.2 billion and 1.7 quadrillion British Thermal Units (BTUs) of energy.
OnePlus Systems Rebrands To Contelligent
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.
USGBC Highlights 2020 Leadership Awards From Latin America
These eight green building award recipients include Pepsi World Trade Center, Prologis, and Nicaragua’s first LEED-certified project.
PPE Recycling Through TerraCycle Regulated Waste Division
The general public are using PPE on a regular basis. Without traditional recycling options, these items are likely to end up in landfills.
TerraCycle’s BulbEater Aids Riley County, KS With HHW Program
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.
BOMA International Announces W2 Challenge Champions
More than 2,000 commercial properties participated in two-year water and waste benchmarking initiative .
The Prevent Collection From Busch Systems
This waste container collection is designed for facilities to create a cohesive, safe program for occupants to access and dispose of personal protective equipment (PPE).
Sustainable Ratings, SITES And TRUE, Release Safety First Pilot Credits
In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.
Carpet America Recovery Effort Releases 2019 Annual Report
Progress was made in carpet recycling rates and technological advances.
Did You Miss “The Business Case For Smart Waste Technology” Webinar?
View this free video webinar as we discuss the advantages for using smart technology to better manage your waste operation.
Do Cigarettes Litter Your Landscape?
Nonprofit organization Keep America Beautiful announces the grant application period for its 2020 Cigarette Litter Prevention Program. Deadline is April 10, 2020.
Don’t Throw Away The Potential Of A Waste Audit
Facility management should perform audits regularly, track the results of any changes made, and modify waste management programs as needed.