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Environment and Sustainability

Throwing water bottle into recycling bin
June 4, 2019 Jack McGurk

Waste Stream Management Procedures

IEHA, a division of ISSA, shares tips for conducting a successful audit and reducing waste management expenses

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Hand spraying furniture with disinfecting hose
June 4, 2019 Jeremiah Gray

Revolutionary Disinfection Technologies

Technology and Trends

The emergence of electrostatic spraying technology is giving way to better efficiencies and new responsibilities. Here are tips for training, remaining compliant with chemical use, and more.

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Building at North Carolina State University
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Pitching Pizza Boxes and Cleaning Up Chemical Waste

Health and Safety

North Carolina State University talks composting, ionized water, and other sustainable practices for limiting waste and chemical exposure

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Building at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

This Higher Education Facility Is Dumping Delivery Boxes

Facility Management

University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill talks tackling delivery packages, which outnumber the student population on campus.

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Students sifting through waste
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Digging for Trash to Reduce Restroom and Food Waste

Restrooms

Learn how the University of Texas at Austin significantly cut garbage out of the waste stream by reducing plastic liner use, noncompostable food service items, surplus electronics, and more.

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Building at University of Texas at Austin
June 4, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Universities Share Successes on Their Journey to Zero Waste

Facility Management

From pizza boxes to dorm fridges, campuses are a hotbed for all types of waste. Here's how three different university campuses handle it all.

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May 6, 2019 Nate Seward

Get the Lead Out: Paint Regulations for Facilities

Facility Management

The EPA is stepping up its enforcement actions and targeting companies that are not in compliance. Is your facility following the rules?

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Hands pouring chemical into a beaker
May 6, 2019 Mark McInnes

Disinfectant Pros and Cons: Hydrogen Peroxide vs. Quats

Products

Disinfectants are created with one purpose: to kill microbes and pathogens.However, some active ingredients are safer for human health and the environment than others.

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Person working on a laptop
April 18, 2019 CMM Staff

Prove ROI on Sustainability Efforts

Facility Management

This Q & A with an industry consultant will help you track your facility's return on investment in implementing sustainability efforts.

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Man in a business suit holding a flow chart
April 17, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Invest in Sustainability for Growth and Stability

Technology and Trends

Businesses that take steps to protect their facilities against climate change can pour as much as US$26 billion into the world's economy and create as many as 65 million "low carbon" jobs by 2030.

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February 20, 2019 Stephen Ashkin

Attract Millennial Workers...and Keep Them

Business and Management

Promoting your company’s environmental practices is a good way to recruit and keep millennial workers. Here's how you can put your organization's sustainability successes on display.

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Little boy lying in mess of toilet paper on restroom floor
February 15, 2019 Kathleen Misovic

Dispenser Innovations Drive Sustainable Solutions

Products

Advances in restroom dispensers are helping to cut down on toilet paper waste and drive sustainability initiatives for facilities.

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