Waste Management

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


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

Recycling Takes New Direction

A nationwide revamp of the recycling infrastructure led by the U.S. EPA moves downstream to facilities.
Toter EVR-Green 100% recycled cart body

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

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.
Better Plants

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.
green building

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

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.
household hazardous waste

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.
waste

BOMA International Announces W2 Challenge Champions

More than 2,000 commercial properties participated in two-year water and waste benchmarking initiative

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PPE disposal

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).
safety first

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

Carpet America Recovery Effort Releases 2019 Annual Report

Progress was made in carpet recycling rates and technological advances.
waste operation

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.
cigarette litter

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.
waste audit

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.
waste management

Think Smart About Facility Waste

IoT connected devices can help facility management redefine waste management protocols.
zero waste

Pac-12 Announces Zero Waste Challenge Winners For 2019 Football Season

The University of Colorado Boulder is overall winner of the Pac-12 Zero Waste Challenge for the 2019 football campaign.
composting

Convention Center Composting Initiative Educates Employees

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.

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