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.
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.
These eight green building award recipients include Pepsi World Trade Center, Prologis, and Nicaragua’s first LEED-certified project.
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 .
In response to COVID-19, GBCI introduces these credits focused on landscape management and zero waste for buildings and sites.
Progress was made in carpet recycling rates and technological advances.
View this free video webinar as we discuss the advantages for using smart technology to better manage your waste operation.
The University of Colorado Boulder is overall winner of the Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge for the 2019 football campaign.
At the New Orleans Ernest N. Morial Convention Center, members of the facilities staff joined colleagues to learn what can be composted from the facility's waste stream.
Since 1999, more than 200 million square feet of used ceiling panels have been recycled through the Armstrong Ceilings Recycling Program.
Bill Davies received the 2019 Remanufacturing ACE Award from the Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) during its World Remanufacturing Conference earlier this month.
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.