Posts Tagged ‘Recycling’

Bob Wengel

FM Alert: Making Waves At Shedd Aquarium

Bob Wengel, vice president of facilities at the John G. Shedd Aquarium and 2012 TFM Facility Executive of the Year, writes on the strides the facility is making in sustainability....Read More...

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Greener Office Practices

How facilities dispose of printer cartridges and other office supplies has an impact on the environment, for better or worse. Reusing and recycling printer cartridges can help reduce waste that goes to landfills. Cartridge World, a specialty retailer of ink and toner printer cartridges, notes the following statistics concerning the impact of these items. It takes about a gallon of oil to make a new laser cartridge....Read More...

Services & Maintenance: The Right Fit

When seeking pre-owned furniture, a little research can go a long way toward finding a suitable...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Transition-Ready Recycling Station by CleanRiver

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Transition-Ready Recycling Station by CleanRiver

These containers can be configured and reconfigured to meet current and future recycling needs....Read More...

Earth Week At U of Nevada, Reno

Earth Week At U of Nevada, Reno

Facilities staff call attention to recycling with a giant "N" made of plastic water...Read More...

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CFL Premium Bulb Eater by Air Cycle

NEW PRODUCT FLASH: CFL Premium Bulb Eater by Air Cycle

The CFL Premium is designed to crush and store up to 3,000 compact fluorescent lamps prior to...Read More...

Aluminum cans are a common waste item and can be part of single stream recycling. (Photo: Waste Management)

Services & Maintenance: Breaking It Down

A pile mentality doesn't cut it when it comes to handling waste. Ensuring materials do not unnecessarily end up in a landfill is a prime goal of a waste management...Read More...

Textile Recycling Is Another Avenue

Textile Recycling Is Another Avenue

A new website promotes textile recycling for clothing brands, retailers, consumers, municipalities, charities, academics, and...Read More...

University’s “Dashboard” Highlights Energy Use

University’s “Dashboard” Highlights Energy Use

At Fairfield University in Connecticut, visual displays show energy usage in students'...Read More...

CA Carpet Law Intended To Boost Recycling

CA Carpet Law Intended To Boost Recycling

Beginning July 1, a $.05 per square yard stewardship assessment is being added to the sale of all carpet sold or shipped into California....Read More...