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Monthly Archives: June 2020

Post-Lockdown Waste Has Changed. Business Need Waste Audits To Provide Insight

“Every business that is reopening should conduct a waste audit to determine how their waste has changed, not only in the type of materials being collected, but also how they are being discarded. Workers have been away for some time and may have forgotten how a building’s waste diversion program works.”  Facility Management Journal (FMJ) magazine recently … Continue reading Post-Lockdown Waste Has Changed. Business Need Waste Audits To Provide Insight

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Waste Audits: Everything A Facility Manager Needs To Know, With Hard Data and Case Studies

Download the FMJ report here. In its latest issue, FMJ magazine worked with Great Forest to offer a deep dive into waste audits. The report, Getting to the Bottom of Waste,  uses data and case studies pulled from hundreds of Great Forest waste audit investigations conducted around the world each year. It summarizes everything a facility manager or sustainability officer needs … Continue reading Waste Audits: Everything A Facility Manager Needs To Know, With Hard Data and Case Studies

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Regulations Alert:
New York State Plastic Bag Ban Begins Enforcement

New York State’s Bag Waste Reduction Law, which took effect on March 1, is now being enforced.  Violations will be met with civil penalties imposed under New York State law. Any  retailer that is required to collect New York State sales tax will no longer be able to provide plastic carryout bags. In New York City, all … Continue reading Regulations Alert:
New York State Plastic Bag Ban Begins Enforcement

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