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Managing Hospital Recycling Material Flow and Logistics

8 Tips to Help You Run Your Program
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Preventing contamination and developing a streamlined materials transfer process are key to a successful recycling program. Work with your recycling partner and your hospital’s EVS team, nursing team, and others that will be involved in the plastics collection, transfer, and dock-out processes to develop a streamlined process for your hospital.

Quality of LifeHacks for Keeping Your Energy Costs Low in the Workplace

By: Quality of Lifehacks
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Winter brings long nights, cold temperatures—and high energy bills. All of that artificial heat and light uses up energy resources and costs a lot.

While we’re often focused on not running up our heating bills at home, it’s just as important to be aware of skyrocketing costs at the office. Here are a few areas to focus on when cutting costs.

Turn things off

Republic Services Announces $230 Million Economic Impact in Nevada

Company’s Payroll Impact is $185 Million Annually
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LAS VEGAS, January 26, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) announced today the results of a study of its annual economic impact in the state of Nevada. The study measures the direct and indirect economic impact of the Company’s subsidiaries and operations statewide in 2015, including tax revenues, payroll expenditures and supplier purchases, as well as multiplier effects when income is reinvested into the local economy.

21CF’s Vijay Sudan Talks Waste, Responsible Sourcing and Fox’s Green Production History With Greenbiz’s Joel Makower

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On the latest episode of the GreenBiz 350 podcast, GreenBiz executive editor Joel Makower interviewed 21st Century Fox’s VP of Social Impact Vijay Sudan about the company’s efforts to green its film and television productions. Vijay spoke about the studio’s recent production achievements, such as 24: Live Another Day’s success at becoming the first TV series to use 100% FSC-certified lumber for set construction, as well as the company’s ongoing efforts to manage waste.

Republic Services Makes Disposing of Batteries and Bulbs Effortless

Simple Solutions Provide Peace of Mind for Businesses
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PHOENIX, January 25, 2017 /3BL Media/ – The beginning of a new year is a smart time for businesses to replace batteries in fire alarms and smoke and carbon monoxide detectors, as well as replacing fluorescent light bulbs and lighting ballasts. Republic Services, Inc. (NYSE: RSG) offers two simple solutions for businesses to discard items that contain mercury, lead or other hazardous materials that should not be thrown away with regular waste.

Republic Services Receives Pioneer Award for Southern Nevada Recycling Center

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Republic Services recently accepted the Pioneer Award for the Southern Nevada Recycling Center at BOMA’s TOBY (The Outstanding Building of the Year) Awards. The Pioneer Award is given to the building that demonstrates a significant contribution to the improvement and enhancement of a community.

Black & Veatch: Rise of Data Propels Growing Adoption of Smart City Solutions

Strategic Directions Report reflects increasing engagement tied to smart city, smart utility efforts
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OVERLAND PARK, Kansas, January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Cities and utilities are increasingly relying on data analytics tools to advance their smart systems, even as municipal leaders grapple with how to pay for these upgrades. Fulfilling the smart city promise will require integrating communication technology and increasing stakeholder engagement.

Green is for Organics: Voluntary Container Color Standard Recommended by Consortium of Organics Collection Organizations and Agencies

Keep America Beautiful, U.S. Composting Council Joined by Other Nonprofit and Government Organizations to Improve Recycling and Organics Collection
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LOS ANGELES, California & WASHINGTON, D.C., January 24, 2017 /3BL Media/ – National nonprofit Keep America Beautiful and the United States Composting Council (USCC) today announced that they, along with five other participating nonprofits and government agencies, recommend designating green as the voluntary container color standard for organics collection containers.  This initiative was simultaneously announced at the USCC’s 25th Annual Conference in Los Angeles and at the Keep America Beautiful National Conference in Wash

42BELOW Vodka Brand Says: “When Life Gives You Lemons, Make Eco Soap”

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As waste continues to be a major trending topic within the sustainability world, companies are coming up with increasingly creative ways to address the issue within their own business operations – from "inglorious vegetables" to shoes that can

LSU Football Fans Champions of 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge

Nationally, College Football Fans Recycle, Compost Nearly 2.7 Million Pounds of Waste during 2016 Season
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WASHINGTON, D.C., January 19, 2017 /3BL Media/ – While Clemson University recently defeated the University of Alabama in the College Football Playoff National Championship, football fans at Louisiana State University could also claim a championship of their own having been crowned the overall winners of the 2016 GameDay Recycling Challenge (GDRC), the national collegiate football recycling competition.

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