Commercial building and facilities management resources for corporate facility executives, building operators and facility managers in all industry and service sectors. Waste Management articles below.
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Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.
In California, Fujitsu disposes of its food waste with a system that meets compliance while easing the task for its facility management team.
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.
Achieving a zero waste operation does not come without challenges, but the benefits are many: cost savings, energy savings, reduced air and water pollution, and more.
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.
The sixth annual Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program is accepting applications until February 16, 2018.
This certification is administered by Green Business Certification, Inc. (GBCI), which acquired the system from the U.S. Zero Waste Business Council in 2016.
For 30 years, this provider of sustainable waste and energy solutions has operated an Energy-from-Waste facility for this county in the northwest U.S.
Under the U.S. EPA Sustainable Materials Management Program, federal facilities managers track data in two of six categories for one year.
Eight Las Vegas properties in the MGM Resorts International portfolio have earned the highest level of this certification from the Green Building Initiative.
Designed to withstand extreme outdoor conditions, this waste and recycling product line offers a variety of options for facility exteriors.
This manufacturer of recycling, compost, and waste containers has developed a free recycling and waste collection analytics software application that provides facility management useful insight into waste management activities.
At the Minnesota Twins stadium, cups and other concession related products will be kept out of landfill with the help of a partnership with Eco-Products, Inc.
This document highlights the results that a number of facility management teams at convention centers, sports venues, performing arts centers, and other public assembly spaces have achieved through the use of LEED green building rating system.
The first technology company to achieve Zero Waste Facility Certification, Microsoft diverts 90 percent waste from its global headquarters.
Participants in the most recent Challenge included grocers, restaurants, educational institutions, sports and entertainment venues and more.
Recycling programs and requirements have been in place for decades. An emerging area impacting facility management is the handling of organic waste.
Recycling the volume and variety of materials used in facilities requires planning and communication.
A partnership between NSF and Sustainable Waste Solutions helps facilities divert waste from landfills, ensuring the waste is reused, recycled, or processed as waste to energy.
IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to series.
At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.
Cigarette waste is recycled free of charge through a program launched by TerraCycle and facilitated by funding from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco Co.
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