Tag: Waste Management

pest management

Fortifying Your Building Against Summer Pests

As temperatures rise, pests are more attracted to commercial buildings in search of food, water and shelter.
waste management

3 Ways Digitalization Can Reduce Construction Waste In 2024

Digital tools are driving better practices and supporting overall waste management and sustainability goals.
Serious Injuries and Fatalities

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.
office building

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.
waste management

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

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.
Facilities Management Challenges, Budget Cuts

Learn How To Solve The Top 5 Facilities Management Challenges

Join us for this free webinar and learn about the five facilities management challenges that are bleeding facilities budgets dry, and how to solve them.
Data-Driven Workplace

Did You Miss Our Future Of The Data-Driven Workplace Webinar?

In this free video webinar, we dive into recent research around collaboration, productivity and the role of the office, and share how workplace data can inform facility decisions.

[VIDEO] Job Order Contracting: Accelerating the Projects that Matter

This proven single-solicitation process accelerates project delivery while satisfying local bidding requirements. Learn all about Gordian’s JOC solutions .