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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.


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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.

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Latest: Covanta Marks Milestone Serving Marion County, Oregon - 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.

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Covanta Marks Milestone Serving Marion County, Oregon

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.

Aerobie AeroPress Coffee Maker

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Rubbermaid Commercial Products Launches Resist Line

Designed to withstand extreme outdoor conditions, this waste and recycling product line offers a variety of options for facility exteriors.

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Protect the well-being of facility staff and building occupants with green cleaning principles.

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An emerging focus on the water energy nexus—the interplay of these resources in building systems—holds promise for conservation.

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International WELL Building Institute Launches WELL Portfolio

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Proper planning can help prevent many “what ifs,” as well as help save lives and get your business back on track quicker following a natural disaster.

Sustainability On The High Seas

Carnival Corporation has been recognized with a Port of Seattle Green Gateway Partner Award for sustainability practices implemented on the company's cruise ships.
carpet recycling

Carpet Recycling Took A Hit in 2016

CARE diverted more than 488 million pounds of carpet from U.S. landfills in 2016, down nearly 6% from 2015

Top 10 Energy Efficient U.S. Cities 

Boston, New York City, Seattle, Los Angeles, and Portland are among the leaders in ACEEE's City Energy Efficiency Scorecard of 51 large cities.

Boston Medical Center Fires Up Cogen Plant

The combined heat and power (CHP) plant enhances the facility's standing as the most resilient and greenest hospital in Boston.

Harvesting The Value Of Water

A new Urban Land Institute report explores the creative use of green infrastructure in real estate developments to manage stormwater, and enhance property values.

Delos, Naava Team Up To Bring Smart Green Wall Technology To U.S.

Partnership will promote smart green wall technology to address human health and wellness within the built environment.

Cascades PRO Tandem Interfold Napkin Dispensers

Cascades PRO Tandem Interfold Napkin Dispensers are designed to reduce waste and costs for the food service market and any other establishments that handle the preparation, dispensing, or consumption of food.

New Polyiso Insulation From Firestone Building Products

This newest formulation of the company's polyiso insulation features the highest available R-value per-inch in cold temperatures.

Friday Funny: The Sky’s The Limit

From a modular educational center for sub-Saharan Africa to a vertical stack of factory and recreational space, the winners of the 2017 Skyscraper Competition are an impressive display of creativity.

Axiom Energy Thermal Storage In Place At CA Whole Foods Market

Following a pilot test, the Los Altos supermarket is the site of the first completed installation of the Axiom Energy thermal energy storage Refrigeration Battery.

Hoover Commercial’s HUSHTONE Cordless Upright Vacuum

The HUSHTONE Cordless Upright is a durable, commercial-grade hard-bagged cordless upright vacuum with on-board tools.
waste management

Waste Management Analytics From Busch Systems

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.

Earth Day 2017: Five Ways To Spread Environmental And Climate Literacy

In honor of Earth Day 2017, BOMA International has issued five suggestions for how facility professionals can promote sustainable best practices.
Biodegradable PVC

Fil Doux Textiles’ Vinylife Biodegradable PVC

Vinylife is an enhanced biodegradable PVC now available with Pro-Tech ink and stain protectant.

International Water Stewardship Standard In Use

This standard from the Alliance for Water Stewardship takes a holistic approach to water management.

Question Of The Week: Are Your Facilities At Risk From Flood Waters?

A new global flood map from property insurer FM Global aids in risk assessment for facility executives around the world.

PNC Financial Services Group Meets Carbon Reduction Goal

Ahead of schedule to meet this goal, the firm has set its sights on reaching its energy consumption goal by end of 2017.
MLB

At Target Field, Operations Team Continues Compost Effort

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.

Frost & Sullivan Finds Rapid Growth In Southeast Asian IFM Market

A focus on energy efficiency services uncovers growth opportunities in integrated facilities management in the SEA region, according to the research and consulting firm.

H&I Agritech’s GreenCure Fungicide

GreenCure is a non-toxic, potassium bicarbonate-based contact foliar fungicide.

FM Alert: International Private Sewage Disposal Code

The International Private Sewage Disposal Code® (IPSDC) will address best practices and technologies to ensure the safety and welfare of communities, individuals, and businesses that utilize their own onsite wastewater solutions.

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