Recycling Articles

Corporate recycling policies, waste management, and relamping strategies for facility managers are among the topics covered in this section.

Special congratulations to the national winners at Foothill Elementary School who collected a grand total of 81,741 pounds!

FRIDAY FUNNY: The Best Bowl Of All—The Recycle-Bowl!

More than 1,500 schools mark the third annual K-12 Recycle-Bowl® competition; 6.4 million pounds of recyclables...Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Effective Recycling Strategies

What is the most effective way to get a recycling program to work within the...Read More...

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Super Bowl XLVIII Facilities Staff Are Going Green at MetLife Stadium

The stadium's sustainable practices might not be the star of the show on February 2, but behind the scenes, the facilities staff will be carrying out a variety of green...Read More...

All material collected from this Sheraton Hotel cleanup was shipped to San Salvador, El Salvador to aid in relief efforts

IRN Provides 6.4 Million Pounds Of Furniture And Equipment To Charity In 2013

In 2013, IRN completed more than 200 projects with organizations in 23 states, and provided much needed furnishings for homes, clinics, and schools in 14 countries and 10 U.S....Read More...

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QUESTION OF THE WEEK: Recycling Hauling Fees

One facility manager is looking for ways to eliminate hauling fees for...Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Landfill-Free Verification from NSF Sustainability

A partnership between NSF and Sustainable Waste Solutions helps facilities divert waste from landfills, ensuring the waste is reused, recycled, or processed as waste to...Read More...

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Updated Green Globes Building Certification Program Now Built On ANSI Standard

Green Globes is used as an alternative to...Read More...

After a renovation of the BWI Airport Marriott in Hanover, MD, LEDs were installed throughout. This provides an estimated 84% savings in energy consumption, with total annual savings estimated at $21,078. (Photo: LED Source.)

Service & Maintenance: Lighting Retrofits With LEDs

Whether planning a full overhaul or a small scale project, facility managers may find this technology makes sense. From the August 2013...Read More...

IFMA Releases Sustainability Guide For Waste Management

IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to...Read More...

All material from the Deerfield Academy clean out on June 3, 2013, was shipped to relief efforts in Nicaragua.

IRN Provides 4.3 Million Pounds Of Surplus Furnishings To Charity

Since 2002, IRN has placed more than 40 million pounds of surplus with charities. Apart from environmental and social benefits, the cost of placing surplus for reuse is typically 20% to 40% less than the cost of throwing the same material in...Read More...