Corporate recycling policies, waste management, and relamping strategies for facility managers are among the topics covered in this section.
IFMA Releases Sustainability Guide For Waste ManagementSeptember 4th, 2013
IFMA publishes a free educational resource produced in association with the IFMA Foundation as part of popular how-to
IRN Provides 4.3 Million Pounds Of Surplus Furnishings To CharitySeptember 3rd, 2013
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
CFL Safety Issues An Urban Myth, Says NLBJune 27th, 2013
In some cases, the ballast’s plastic housing can melt slightly where the glass coil connects to the ballast, the Green Guide states, noting that this “is simply a sign that the heat is escaping as intended in the design of the
Services & Maintenance: Minimal OverheadJune 18th, 2013
Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue.
Davies Office Earns Ninth BIFMA level Furniture Sustainability CertificationJune 13th, 2013
The level conformance mark ensures a comprehensive, independent, and impartial assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a product’s manufacture.
Lighting Trends: Lighting DecisionsApril 26th, 2013
A survey of TFM readers provides insight on current and future system upgrades. From the April 2013
Trendway’s Zero Waste To Landfill, BIFMA Certifications AnnouncedApril 18th, 2013
Trendway Corporation celebrates Earth Month 2103 with two significant announcements demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainability.
Green Seal Publishes Standard On Laundry ProductsMarch 7th, 2013
GS-51: Laundry Care Products for Industrial and Institutional Use addresses life cycle impacts and specifies performance, environmental, and health
Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Efficiencies, Recycling EffortsMarch 4th, 2013
At the university, water consumption and greenhouse gas emissions are markedly lower and environmentally friendly methods of waste management have significantly increased the percentage of solid waste material that is recycled and kept out of the landfill.