Posts Tagged ‘Waste Management’

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P-433 Ship Shape from Meese Orbitron Dunne Co.

This UN Certified container is suitable for collecting and transporting oil-based paints and stains, paint thinner, degreasers, aerosol paints, household batteries, and other hazardous and non-hazardous... ...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Organics2Go by Wastequip

Facility managers implement this program for the collection, storage, and transport of the organic waste generated at their sites. Each program is designed based on the volume of organic waste typically... ...Read More...

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U.S. EPA Names Facility Electronics Champs

The 2012 FEC Award winners completed a variety of electronics stewardship activities in fiscal year 2011, including purchasing more than 105,000 green electronics registered with EPEAT; enabling power saving sleep features on more than 97% of their computers and monitors; and recycling more than 361,000 pounds of... ...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. Nearly eight cartridges are... ...Read More...

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...

McDonald's Shares Green Practices Reports

The restaurant company's 2012 report addresses projects in eight categories. Suppliers recognized in another... ...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...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Rosie The Robot Meets Her Match!

Charged with keeping the Jetson household neat and tidy, the fictional Rosie has essentially met her modern day match: Dr. R.E. ("robotic environmentalist") Cycler—an educator AND a machine with a true purpose: to explain the ins and outs of recycling.... ...Read More...

NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: SmartEnergy Compactor From Waste Management

This "smart" compactor optimizes customer service to eliminate unnecessary... ...Read More...

"Green" Internship Program Launched By ARAMARK

The company has partnered with the Student Conservation Association to foster and teach environmental stewardship in a variety of job... ...Read More...