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Monthly Archives: March 2015

Fact Sheet: E-waste and Universal waste

Regulations What You Should Do Additional Solutions How is E-Waste Recycled? How is Universal Waste Recycled? How Big is the Problem? What is E-waste? E-waste refers to electronic waste that may include working and non-working items that are obsolete or unwanted. Examples:  Computers and peripherals (monitors, keyboards, printers, scanners, fax machines); televisions; small electronic equipment (VCRs, … Continue reading Fact Sheet: E-waste and Universal waste

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5 Things Every Building Manager/Owner Should Do

You have a large building to run and too many things to do.  Here’s a handy list of 5 actions you should do, at least once a year. 1) Renegotiate your contacts, competitively bid for crucial services especially waste hauling. Things change – market forces, regulations, tenants, etc.  Take the time to review and renew your contracts, … Continue reading 5 Things Every Building Manager/Owner Should Do

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Making A Difference: Top Ten Countries Turning The Corner on Toxic Pollution

In Senegal, they replaced a polluting industry with a hydroponic garden. In Vietnam, they cleaned up a village at a cost of just $20 a person. They are among ten countries making a difference in the fight against toxic pollution — the largest cause of death in the world. Their stories are proof that in spite of … Continue reading Making A Difference: Top Ten Countries Turning The Corner on Toxic Pollution

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