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Aerosols: A Universal Waste?

by Jake Thorson, CHMM, CHESS Inc. Do you spray aerosols at your facility? Brake cleaner? Paint? Lubricants? If you do, how do you dispose of them? If you are at a facility in Minnesota and puncture your aerosol cans to … Continue reading

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Fire sprinklers help protect the environment

As captured on video, FM Global and the Home Fire Sprinkler Coalition conducted a study looking at the environmental impact of fires.  Setting up two identical living rooms, they measured the pollutants, greenhouse gas emissions and water usage when both … Continue reading

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April 22: Earth Day

Earth Day 2011 is Friday, April 22, which got us thinking about environmentally sustainable practices. Our experience is that businesses that implement them are finding that they are frequently saving money as well. Here are a couple of examples: Warners … Continue reading

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