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Strategies to Reduce Scrap Recycling Emissions

By Solus Group Marketing Team April 22, 2019
Recycling scrap metal creates tremendous benefits for sustainability — at least on first glance. The situation gets more complex when you approach scrap recycling from a lifestyle perspective.
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Meet with Solus Group At The New York Strive for Sustainability Conference

By Solus Group Marketing Team April 22, 2019
Solus Group, North America's exclusive dealer of Simpro Bin Dumpers, will attend the New York Strive for Sustainability Conference and Trade Show in Bolton Landing, New York, May 19-22.
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Go Green at Work: Solar Powered Material Handling in the Green Supply Chain

By Solus Group Marketing Team April 19, 2019
If you’re ready to go green at your workplace, you have a stake in the supply chain. From manufacturers to retailers, schools to medical facilities, every corner of the economy depends on moving goods and materials from point A to point B.
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Improving Residential Recycling Programs in the U.S.

By Solus Group Marketing Team April 15, 2019
The recycling industry in the U.S. is in the midst of a dramatic overhaul. As the implications of China’s stringent contamination limits reverberate throughout the recycling ecosystem, residential recycling programs are particularly at risk.
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A Guide to Finding EPA Grants for Municipal Recycling Programs

By Solus Group Marketing Team April 11, 2019
Federal grants can be an important funding source for municipal recycling programs. According to the United States Environmental Protection Agency, “Every year, the EPA awards more than $4 billion in funding for grants … from small non-profit organizations to large state governments.”
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What Is a Brute Bin? Understanding Trash Can Terminology

By Solus Group Marketing Team April 8, 2019
Should your facility stock up on Brute bins, Slim Jims, wheelie bins, or open trash cans? And while we’re on the subject, what exactly is the difference between all these products?
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Waste Management Ergonomics for Commercial Buildings

By Solus Group Marketing Team March 25, 2019
Waste management is a big part of property management, especially at commercial buildings with tenants who want to focus on their businesses, not emptying the trash. However, staff assigned to waste-handling tasks are often exposed to higher levels of ergonomic risk.
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NFMT 2019 Events We Don’t Want to Miss

By Solus Group Marketing Team March 22, 2019
The Solus Group team is busy getting ready for this year’s National Facilities Management & Technology Conference/Exposition in Baltimore, and we couldn’t be more excited. NFMT 2019 is the place to be for industry news and networking, as well as 500-plus vendors to check out in the expo hall — including Solus Group.
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Designing Your Event’s Waste Management Plan

By Solus Group Marketing Team March 21, 2019
Large-scale events generate significant volumes of waste, which is why organizers need a comprehensive Waste Management Plan (WMP) in place from the very start. The creation of this plan does not have to be a daunting process. In fact, putting some extra time into your WMP while organizing your event is a proactive step that can make the event easier to manage.
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Transfer Station Safety Topics: Ergonomics

By Solus Group Marketing Team March 18, 2019
Of all the transfer-station safety topics that concern waste-handling operations, one can do more to prevent all sorts of injuries than any other. We’re speaking, of course, about ergonomics. This science of efficiency at work can reveal the motions and tasks that lead to strain. That strain is a leading cause of workplace injury.
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