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Reflecting on the strides made in recycling since 1997, leaders of Keep America Beautiful, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released a statement.


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Reflecting on the strides made in recycling since 1997, leaders of Keep America Beautiful, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released a statement.

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Latest: The 20th Annual America Recycles Day - Reflecting on the strides made in recycling since 1997, leaders of Keep America Beautiful, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released a statement.

The 20th Annual America Recycles Day

Reflecting on the strides made in recycling since 1997, leaders of Keep America Beautiful, Institute of Scrap Recycling Industries (ISRI), and Solid Waste Association of North America (SWANA) released a statement.

Tubelite Unveils New 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall

Tubelite Inc.'s new 400T Series Thermal Curtainwall is a thermally broken curtainwall product designed to meet or exceed today’s stringent energy codes.

Four Winter Safety Tips For Your Workers And Facility

These winter safety steps will help you maintain a safe work environment this season, regardless of the size or type of workplace you manage.

IWBI Releases Manufacturer’s Guide To WELL

This new guide helps manufacturers who produce sustainable building products and materials navigate the WELL Building Standard.

2017 Forest Stewardship Council Leadership Awards

These annual awards recognize individuals and organizations that have demonstrated their commitment to forest conservation.

Pfizer Builds World’s First LEED Platinum Pharmaceutical Factory

With help from Johnson Controls, Pfizer built the world’s first LEED-NC Platinum certified pharmaceutical factory in Dalian, China.

Global Study Asks: How Do Green Buildings Impact Thinking, Health, Sleep?

A Harvard study is recruiting buildings around the world to discover the impact of green buildings on health and productivity.

AASHE Releases 2017 Sustainable Campus Index

Annual publication recognizes top-performing colleges and universities as measured by the Sustainability Tracking, Assessment & Rating System (STARS).

Naava Smart Green Walls

With technology imbued into these living walls, the air filtration capabilities of the plants are maximized.

Guidance On Buying Renewable Energy Available From RMI

The Business Renewables Center, an initiative of Rocky Mountain Institute, created its "Buyers Roadmap" to help corporate energy buyers better understand this transaction process.
water purification

New WAVE Design Software From Dow

New design software integrates three water purification technologies into one comprehensive tool for water and wastewater treatment systems.
green lease

Search Is On For 2018 Green Lease Leaders

Headed by the Institute for Market Transformation and U.S. DOE, the program highlights successes in landlord/tenant green building efforts.

Kärcher Cleans Des Moines, IA City Hall

The cleaning company's cultural sponsorship program provided free cleaning for the century-old government building.

Workplace Design Matters To Millennials

New study finds office design and aesthetics are playing a greater role in recruiting young talent.
solar power

NRG Forges Solar PPA With McKesson

This power purchase agreement is part of broader environmental sustainability efforts already in practice throughout the facility portfolio of Mckesson, a healthcare supply chain management firm.

Friday Funny: This Exhibit’s Good Enough To Eat

In the ultimate effort to make an exhibition sustainable, CRA used more than 30,000 pralines to build an Artificial Intelligence-run pavilion for high-end chocolate maker Venchi.

Solar Roadway Solar Panels w/Vitro Starphire Glass

Hexagonal-shaped Solar Roadway SR 3.1 panels, fabricated by Hartung Glass Industries and topped with low-iron Starphire glass by Vitro Architectural Glass, were installed to demonstrate their durability and strength under everyday foot and bicycle traffic.
greywater Waterless Co. Inc.

Six Rules For Using Grey Water Properly

Many commercial facilities are reducing their water consumption by using greywater. Here are some rules and guidelines for using it safely and properly.
Sustainability Award

AASHE Honors 2017 Sustainability Award Winners

The annual awards honor the institutions and individuals that are leading higher education to a sustainable future.

SP’s Lighter Duty Industrial Compactor

The PC-3001 through PC-6001 Single Cylinder Precrusher Series is tailored specifically for lighter duty waste streams with lower compaction force requirements.

Milliken Completes New LEED v4 Credit Pathway

New credit option dives into the chemical makeup of supplier materials for an elevated understanding of their resulting human and environmental health impacts.

Golden Gate Produce Market Unveils Facility Upgrades

Located in South San Francisco, the project included a series of infrastructure, energy, food safety, worker safety, and traffic facility improvements.
transportation green building LEED

Transportation Industry Embraces Sustainability, Green Building Standards

USGBC's new report: LEED in Motion: Transportation, highlights facilities that incorporate LEED and other sustainability practices.
wood energy

U.S. Forest Service Offers Wood Market Grants

Through the agency's Wood Innovations program, applicants can submit for activities focused on the use of wood in construction or energy projects.

Sustainable Landscaping Project Earns Idaho’s First SITES Gold

HP Inc.’s Boise, ID property is the first corporate campus in the world to be certified using the SITES v2 rating system.

FM Alert: New Guide For Trash Management Available

NACS and Keep America Beautiful have teamed up to publish a guide to help retailers end littering in America.

Lighting Retrofit Helps Green Data Center Goals

Fairbanks Energy Services worked with its client vXchnge to reduce overall power usage in that company's Chappaqua, NY data center.

Chicago Tops Rattiest Cities List

For the third time, Chicago tops Orkin’s annual list of the rattiest cities. Plus, a handy guide to patching rodent holes.

Schools Bring In Solar Energy

Working with U.S. DOE Better Buildings Challenge, K-12 districts incorporate solar energy for conservation and education.

Investment In Energy Efficiency, Renewable Energy On The Rise

Cost reduction is the most important driver for investments globally, finds Johnson Controls’ new Energy Efficiency Indicator survey.

HVACR Products Chosen For 2018 AHR Expo Innovation Awards

The winners and finalists in 10 HVACR categories will be recognized in January 2018 at the AHR Expo in Chicago, IL.

Buying Renewable Energy, No Matter Where You Are

Voluntary programs offered by utilities provide options to corporate facility energy buyers operating outside of locations that have established options.

Greening The Roof

Roof gardens help ease stormwater management, as well as HVAC system and general maintenance demands.

Five Steps To Greener Groundskeeping

Shifting to more sustainable landscapes may often be easier than expected.

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