Recycling Articles

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

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...

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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...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: Decorative Sawgrass Waste Receptacle from Witt

Featuring laser cut designs, this decorative sawgrass waste receptacle is the newest member of Witt's Covington...Read More...

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Tricks Of The Trade: Overhead Lighting Changes

Is there a common practice for changing light bulbs and ballasts located above cubicle office furniture? Many of our fixtures are above cubicles in such a way that “hanging” off of a ladder becomes a dangerous...Read More...

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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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NLB Reports Jump In NEMA Lighting Systems Index

The continued uptick in construction activity, while slow, seems steady, but nonresidential construction is not faring as well. Advance data for the second quarter of 2012 indicates an almost 4% drop on an annualized basis, in part because of a significant decline in publicly funded infrastructure investment. However, commercial construction is growing...Read More...

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NEW PRODUCT FLASH: VaporShield from Air Cycle

For lamp recycling, this new mail-back box design provides a simpler, safer approach for facility...Read More...