The Skills Guide for Facility Managers details 10 must-have traits for those new to the industry
This peer-to-peer networking session will cover best practices for working with young facility professionals
According to EPA, Americans typically generate 251 million tons of trash a year — 4.6 pounds per person per day. Reviewing waste practices will have both environmental and financial benefits.
One organization started with a 40 percent recycling rate. The facilities department purchased more recycling bins, improved education and replaced all disposable foam cups with washable cups. This organization is now recycling 82 percent of its waste and anticipates $52,000 in annual savings, mainly from not purchasing disposable cups and reducing waste disposal costs.
LEED-EB requires recycling a minimum of 50 percent of the total waste stream to obtain points for recycling.
LEED-EB Requires Energy Efficiency Measures
Creating Sustainable Purchasing Policies
Recycling Your Way To LEED-EB