Recycling Articles

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

Targeted Magnetic Ballast Phase Out To Begin Next Year

Targeted Magnetic Ballast Phase Out To Begin Next Year

The July 1, 2010 date marks the last step of a multi-step phase-out that began on July 1, 2005, the date when ballast manufacturers could no longer sell T12 magnetic ballasts for use in new fixtures with full wattage T12...Read More...

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Banana + Cement Bags = Lamp?

WEIRD WEDNESDAY: Banana + Cement Bags = Lamp?

This one of a kind, handmade fixture by Domingos Totora and a team of artisans from Brazil is a decorative and utilitarian piece that reflects an adherence to ethnic ancestral...Read More...

FRIDAY FUNNY: Waste Not, Want Not

FRIDAY FUNNY: Waste Not, Want Not

Can this machine reduce restroom supply...Read More...

Services & Maintenance: Avoiding The Landfill

Services & Maintenance: Avoiding The Landfill

Contributor Walt Munroe addresses how reuse and recycling are among the disposal strategies for surplus...Read More...

Pushback On Packaging

Pushback On Packaging

In 2001,Tom Szaky, then a freshman at Princeton University, founded TerraCycle in hopes of building an eco-capitalist company built on...Read More...

BONUS WEIRD WEDNESDAY: That Stinks!

BONUS WEIRD WEDNESDAY: That Stinks!

Firefighters had to evacuate a building in downtown San Jose on Tuesday (5/12/09), after the noxious fumes prompted someone to call 911. A hazmat team was also called...Read More...

Sustaining Initiative

Sustaining Initiative

The Second Annual SustainIU initiative at the Bloomington campus of Indiana University kicks off...Read More...

State Of Maine To Increase Carpet Recycling Efforts

State Of Maine To Increase Carpet Recycling Efforts

The state has entered an agreement with the Carpet America Recovery Effort (CARE) to divert its used carpet from landfills and promote the use of products containing post-consumer...Read More...

Announcing takemeimFREE.com

Announcing takemeimFREE.com

This new Web site allows members post/donate items they no longer need and take items they can use for business or individual purposes — all for...Read More...

Missouri Campus Implements Second Use For Cooking Oil

Missouri Campus Implements Second Use For Cooking Oil

Southeast Missouri State University in Cape Girardeau, MO has announced several environmental initiatives at its 328-acre...Read More...