Waste Management

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


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.
America Recycles Day

November 15 Is America Recycles Day

This week, nonprofit Keep America Beautiful, in concert with the U.S. EPA, has conducted a series of initiatives to showcase what's possible through recycling.

Commercial Ceilings Recycling Program Marks 20 Years

Since 1999, more than 200 million square feet of used ceiling panels have been recycled through the Armstrong Ceilings Recycling Program.
remanufacturing

Davies Office Founder Recognized For Remanufacturing Efforts

Bill Davies received the 2019 Remanufacturing ACE Award from the Remanufacturing Industries Council (RIC) during its World Remanufacturing Conference earlier this month.
recycling services

Downtown LA Auto Group Recognized For Recycling

Multi-site car dealership improved its waste management by participating in recycLA, a public-private partnership offering recycling services to Los Angeles businesses.
waste management

Impact Occupant Behavior To Increase Recycling Rates

Facilities teams are a key to encouraging and easing this waste management effort.
brute container

BRUTE Containers 50 Years Strong

Rubbermaid Commercial Products (RCP) is celebrating 50 years of business — and of its iconic BRUTE container. To mark this milestone, the company located one of the originals.
recycling hazardous waste

Look For The Certificate Of Recycling

When creating recycling hazardous waste plans, discuss with service providers the availability of a certificate of recycling.

Automated Composting Makes Quick Work Of Food Waste

In California, Fujitsu disposes of its food waste with a system that meets compliance while easing the task for its facility management team.
China ban

Question Of The Week: Is China Ban On Waste Management Impacting Your Facilities?

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.
federal facilities

EPA Recognizes Efficient Federal Facilities

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency recently highlighted facilities with reduced environmental impact during FY17 through the Federal Green Challenge.

Five Tips For A Greener Campus

This Earth Day, consider how your facilities team can help guide your school's journey to reducing the campus carbon footprint.
zero waste

Question Of The Week: Zeroing In On Waste Reduction

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.
facility executive 2018 readers' choice awards

2018 Facility Executive Readers’ Choice Awards

In this annual survey of Facility Executive readers, votes were cast for product and service suppliers preferred during 2017.
February 2018 issue

Facility Executive | February 2018 Issue

The February 2018 issue features our 2018 Facility Executive of the Year, an in-depth look at the building envelope, access control, document management, and more. Plus, our annual Readers' Choice Awards.
Super Bowl

Rush2Recycle Program Launching At Super Bowl LII Stadium

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.

Grants For Recycling Bins In Park Settings Available

The sixth annual Dr Pepper Snapple Group/Keep America Beautiful Park Recycling Infrastructure Grant Program is accepting applications until February 16, 2018.
sustainability

8 Ways To Step Up Sustainability In 2018

Energy audits and low-flow fixtures are among the cost-saving, sustainability measures to introduce — or expand upon — within your facilities for the new year.
waste services

Enevo Accelerating Expansion Into Waste Services

With $12M in funding secured, the sensor technology company is expanding into waste services for restaurant, retail, and commercial property customers.

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