Recycling Articles

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

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FM Issue: Surplus Furniture

Creative alternatives to landfill disposal are available to facility managers. From the June 2013...Read More...

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CFL Safety Issues An Urban Myth, Says NLB

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...Read More...

Facility managers have many choices when considering ceiling products. Beyond traditional panels, “free floating” canopies reduce distracting noise while also adding a design element. (Photo: Armstrong Commercial Ceilings.)

Services & Maintenance: Minimal Overhead

Facility managers can get maximum performance by choosing the best ceiling type for their spaces. From the May 2013 issue....Read More...

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Davies Office Earns Ninth BIFMA level Furniture Sustainability Certification

The level conformance mark ensures a comprehensive, independent, and impartial assessment of the environmental and social impacts of a product’s manufacture....Read More...

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Lighting Trends: Lighting Decisions

A survey of TFM readers provides insight on current and future system upgrades. From the April 2013...Read More...

Trendway’s Zero Waste To Landfill, BIFMA Certifications Announced

Trendway Corporation celebrates Earth Month 2103 with two significant announcements demonstrating the company’s commitment to sustainability....Read More...

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Green Seal Publishes Standard On Laundry Products

GS-51: Laundry Care Products for Industrial and Institutional Use addresses life cycle impacts and specifies performance, environmental, and health...Read More...

University initiatives have resulted in big cost-saving dividends. (Photo: Texas A&M)

Texas A&M Attaining Multi-Million-Dollar Savings Efficiencies, Recycling Efforts

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....Read More...

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NEW SERVICE SPOTLIGHT: Cigarette Recycling by TerraCycle

Cigarette waste is recycled free of charge through a program launched by TerraCycle and facilitated by funding from Santa Fe Natural Tobacco...Read More...

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January 24, 2013: New Electronics Recycling Law Hits Pennsylvania

In Pennsylvania, trash haulers will no longer take covered devices unless the municipality has a curbside electronics collection program that ultimately sends the devices to an electronics...Read More...