Some water-soluble polymers pose a low ecological risk to the United States' waterways, according to new research from ACI.
The USGBC's new pilot credit in the LEED green building rating system supports building operators as they respond to the COVID-19 outbreak.
Up to 24,600 tonnes of electronics products not previously accepted in Alberta's program could be recycled under the two-year $43 million pilot project.
Waste equipment and services that can process and organize vast amounts of data help inform sustainable practices throughout the facility.
The goal of the standard is to provide schools with a tool that will help them measure and monitor the effectiveness of the cleaning processes.
A green cleaning program is about more than simply using ‘green’ products.
E-learning systems are becoming a popular training option in the cleaning industry, but how do employers determine which is the best investment?
Waste Reduction Week in Canada is a national year-round program that kicks-off in October and focuses on the circular economy, resource efficiency, and waste reduction.
Connex, the authority on retailers, multi-site healthcare facilities, entertainment facilities, banks and suppliers provides a breakdown of the meta-trends impacting retail facilities management.
A growing number of schools are opting to participate in “greener” practices that benefit the students, budget, and environment.
The Ministry of Environment, Conservation and Parks' proposal is posted for public consultation until May 31, 2019.
Chile’s innovative floating solar project on AngloAmerican’s tailings pond is expected to generate up to 153 MWh of electricity per year.
A free app for members of the design and construction community in Ontario called the energyCompass.design tool – Compass for short – officially launched Nov. 7, 2018.
The American Cleaning Institutes chastises the slate of 15 authors affiliated with health sciences faculties of six Canadian universities for overlooking the role disinfectants play in infection control.
Food waste is a global issue with substantial repercussions in terms of both food security and the environment. Through the Food Waste Solution Search, the Walmart Foundation plans to fund proposals from eligible non-profit organizations working to reduce food waste in Canada.
Energy conservation initiatives are cutting costs and supporting skills development that make health care operations more self-reliant in five James Bay communities.
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