Conservation Measures


EPA highlights Green Seal’s PFAS prohibition for federal purchasers

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency’s (EPA) released an update to its federal purchasing search tool that highlights the per- and polyfluoroalkyl substances (PFAS) prohibitions and

Getting started in decarbonization

As we strive to lessen our impact on the environment, decarbonization is something that maintenance managers can work towards to help reach the sustainability goals.
clean energy

Using clean energy in your facility

As sustainability continues to be a growing priority for many business owners and facility managers, there are steps you can take to go with a

Washroom upgrades can help save water

As sustainability continues to become more important for businesses, looking for ways to cut back on your water use may help you get closer to

Making your groundskeeping greener

Many maintenance managers and building operators are looking to lessen their carbon footprint, and as part of that endeavour, are considering getting greener with their
gas to electric

Switching your grounds equipment from gas to electric

Maintenance and facility managers are always looking to improve their operations and simplify their processes, so you may be looking at switching your equipment from

Stepping up your building’s recycling

For maintenance managers, recycling can often be part of the mandate to improve efficiency and lower your building’s carbon footprint. As sustainability becomes even more

Drought, water conservation, and water efficiency

According to The Canadian Drought Monitor, droughts are a “creeping phenomenon.” They are “difficult to define and measure, slow to develop, continuous, cumulative, and long-lasting.

How to prepare your landscaping for winter

Do you have landscaping you need to protect over the winter months? With the wind, snow accumulation, and dry, icy temperatures, winter can take its

Disposing of waste doesn’t eliminate infection threat

Viruses can survive and remain infectious by binding with plastics in water sources.

EVS market expected to grow healthily by 2026

Myriad effects of the COVID-19 pandemic are thought to be driving the growth of the EVS market.
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Greening your washroom for the good of the planet

Four tips for operating a more sustainable washroom in celebration of the International Day of Forests.
waterless urinals

Waterless urinals market expected to grow in next decade

The predicted market growth of 10 per cent, led by North America, is attributed to factors such as the desire to enhance green building.

Canadian school districts build for healthier environments

The schools installed future-ready infrastructure improvements for healthier, more sustainable learning environments.

Canada’s clean energy efforts garner plaudits

The International Energy Agency commends Canada's targets and policies for reducing greenhouse gas emissions and identifies it as a potential key player in the transition to low-carbon energy sources
saving water

How to improve at saving water this winter

What can building owners and managers do to save water and cut costs, especially during the winter months?

Sustainability tips for commercial facilities

Infection control measures have understandably been the priority for facility managers, but sustainability should not fall by the wayside.