July 2019

Understanding the GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

By Solus Group Marketing Team July 29, 2019
The most common federal government contract is the GSA Schedule, worth more than $45 billion in 2018. In order to work with the General Services Administration, however — that is, to obtain a GSA Schedule Contract — vendors and contractors must work within the Administration’s broader sustainability policies.
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The GSA's Solid Waste Management Plan

By Solus Group Marketing Team July 22, 2019
The United States General Services Administration (GSA) coordinates federal agency workplaces and private-sector services, ensuring that U.S. government workers have access to everything from offices to supplies to waste-disposal contracts. This central role gives the GSA a unique power to shape waste-handling practices across the entire spectrum of federal bureaucracies (and, sometimes, those with whom they do business).
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Managing Waste at U.S. National Parks: Diversion and Sustainability

By Solus Group Marketing Team July 8, 2019
Every year, visitors to U.S. national parks generate more than 100 million pounds of waste — enough to fill the Statue of Liberty 1,800 times, according to the National Parks Conservation Association. What makes up this tremendous waste stream? More importantly, are there ways to divert more of it from unsustainable, methane-emitting landfills and into carbon-zero systems?
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Fatigue Management for Material Handling Staff

By Solus Group Marketing Team July 1, 2019

According to the Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety, most workplace accidents occur between the hours of 1:00 and 3:00 p.m. or, for late-shift workers, midnight to 6:00 a.m. Those are also the hours during which the typical human body most craves sleep.

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