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The state has entered an agreement with the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) to divert its used carpet from landfills and promote the use of products containing post-consumer content.


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The state has entered an agreement with the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) to divert its used carpet from landfills and promote the use of products containing post-consumer content.

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Latest: State Of Maine To Increase Carpet Recycling Efforts - The state has entered an agreement with the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) to divert its used carpet from landfills and promote the use of products containing post-consumer content.

State Of Maine To Increase Carpet Recycling Efforts

The state has entered an agreement with the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) to divert its used carpet from landfills and promote the use of products containing post-consumer content.

Professional Development: Ergonomics Provide A Boost In Tough Times

Guest Contributor Derek Timm explains how stressful conditions can be improved by comfortable configurations.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Cave Foreclosure Averted

A family in Festus, MO facing foreclosure on its cave home recently found a way to keep it. In February, Curt and Deborah Sleeper had plans to auction their 17,000-square-foot home (built inside a former limestone and sandstone cave) on eBay with an opening bid of $300,000. But, early this month, the founder/owner of Logical Source, Inc., a New Jersey-based document management company, made the couple an offer that will allow them to stay in their cave.

New Product Flash: Shield™ From InPro Corp.

The infection fighting fabric has been improved to provide an enhanced look and softer feel.

New Product Flash: Heronrib From Plastex Matting

These double duty, rolled PVC mats are designed to address safety and hygienic concerns.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Ever Had To Flush 20 Golf Balls?

You never know when someone may try to flush 3 1/2 pounds of dog food down your commode.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Color My World

If your facility is in need of some furnishings guaranteed to make an impression, these color changing designs from Phillippe Boulet may be just the thing.

New Product Flash: Air-Dryr From Davis Instruments

These compact units can dehumidify up to 1,000 cubic feet.

From Where I Sit: What’s Up With Workplace Acoustics?

Springer investigates how many noise problems can be resolved by an easy "ABC" approach.

LEED-CI Silver For Kimball Office Headquarters

The furniture company recently completed its 41,160 square foot corporate headquarters in Jasper, IN. The space, designed by Gensler, brings the Kimball Office team...

Green Seal Responds to CRI's Withdrawal of Support for GS-37

Earlier this year (1/8/09), FacilityBlog posted an article announcing the withdrawal of support from the Carpet and Rug Institute for Green Seal's GS-37 (as a Green Certification for its Seal of Approval Carpet Cleaning Solutions). The following response comes from Green Seal.

Green Seal Responds to CRI’s Withdrawal of Support for GS-37

Earlier this year (1/8/09), FacilityBlog posted an article announcing the withdrawal of support from the Carpet and Rug Institute for Green Seal's GS-37 (as a Green Certification for its Seal of Approval Carpet Cleaning Solutions). The following response comes from Green Seal.

New Product Flash: Airlift® Fragrances From Spartan Chemical

The company has introduced three new fragrances to its Airlift® product line.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Paging Dr. Hello Kitty!

Visitors view newborns in the Hello Kitty-designed maternity ward, at the Hau Sheng hospital. (AP Photo Credit/Wally Santana) Back in 2006, Hau Sheng Hospital in...

Wright Line Products GREENGUARD Certified

Wright Line, a manufacturer of enclosures and airflow management systems for data centers, as well as command and control consoles and other furniture for...

KONE Joins Alliance For Sustainable Built Environments

Membership in group helps recognize vertical transportation systems company commitment to sustainability.

Walk Off Mats Can Aid In Healthy Facilities

These flooring accessories help to prevent illness causing bacteria from being tracked into a building.

Shaw Contract Group Design Contest Deadline Approaching

Entrants have until end of February to submit application for "Design Is..." award.

Gerflor Speeds Up Orders For Numerous Products

The global designer and manufacturer of vinyl resilient floor coverings has launched a new QuickShip program.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Resilient Floor Plays Stunt Double to Marble in Latest James Bond Film

Pinewood Studios, the production company for the most recent James Bond film, Quantum of Solace, commissioned Amtico International to provide a dramatic backdrop during...

Environmental Systems, Inc. Acquires ECC Controls

Acquisition expands ESI’s technology offerings and locations.

Consortium To Advise DOE On High Performance Green Building Issues

Ten organizations form group to assist federal government on prime sustainability issues.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Makeover Transforms NYC Bureau from “DMV Dull” to “LUV Lovely”

Second only to Las Vegas as a nuptial destination, the Big Apple is hoping to lure away romantics with the $12 million makeover of its Marriage Bureau.

CertainTeed Insulation Completes Acquisition Of Canadian Insulation Manufacturer

Deal with Ottawa Income Fund completed with hopes of expanding North American presence.

Changes To Standard 90.1 Proposed

Proposed changes address applications not covered in the existing standard scope, such as requirements for laboratories, data center cooling, and kitchen exhausts.

Creston International Opens New Offices In Brussels

Crestron International headquarters grand opening showcases expanded facilities.

Feeling The Heat

Schools look to reduce energy costs through facility improvements.

3M and System4 Announce New Partnership

3M products will help deliver improved end-service for System4 customers.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Art Museum Toilets Elevated to an Art Form

The Art Museum Toilet Museum of Art is taking toilet homage to a new level. The organization has launched a Web site which displays...

Firestone Hosts Open House At New Atlanta Facility

Company invites customers to tour its latest metal products manufacturing and warehouse location.

Day-Brite Capri Omega Launches Employee Sustainability Program

Program designed to increase employee participation in sustainability practices at work as well as at home.

Weird Wednesday: Smelly Visitors A Thing Of The Past!

Another group besides tourists will appreciate the new climate controlled Capitol Visitor Center in Washington, DC.

Creston Eagles Donates Home Theater

Dedication ceremony officially opens new home theater at Walter Reed Army Medical Hospital for Warriors in Transition.

FM Issue: Improved IQ On IAQ

This often cloudy issue can be tackled with a comprehensive approach, and a soon to be released guide may help.

LINC Network Named One Of Top 200 Franchise Systems

Preventative maintenance contractor group moves up rankings in 2008.

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Restrooms Back In Times Square For The Holidays

For the third year, Charmin has placed 20 deluxe stalls in the heart of this tourist area to make it a little easier for New Yorkers and visitors alike.

‘Hospital Of The Future’ Report Urges Major Changes

Joint Commission report proposes principles, actions to guide future hospital development.

New Report Illustrates Challenges Of Meeting Energy Targets For Federal Buildings

Progress will be need to be made in order to hit reduction goal by 2015.

Sustainable Cleaning Award goes to OCS Cleaning and Environmental Services

Company awarded at World Federation of Building Service Contractors Congress for demonstrating commitment to cleaning for health, safety, and environment.

FRIDAY FUNNY: Only In Japan

Move over, dancing fountains of the Bellagio, there's another water wonder in the world.

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