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Products containing recycled content are made from materials that would otherwise be discarded. Recycled content material reduces the need for virgin materials. There are two types of recycled content: post-consumer and pre-consumer (also called post-industrial).

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  • Recycling Checklist - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...Recycling Checklist Procuring products? Think about minimizing waste before...maintenance and repair Increase Recyclability Look for items that can be easily
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 617 › recycling-checklist
  • Support Area - Details View - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Provide accessible collection bins to recycle to...Provide accessible collection bins to recycle toner cartridges, batteries, cardboard...Federal Requirements Recycling Recycling Ensure recycling containers are labeled
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 87 › support-area
  • Human Behavior > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...occupants have access to reuse and recycling options and receive consistent communication...occupants have access to reuse and recycling options and receive consistent communication...about how to reduce their waste. Recycling Program Design Since the success
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 71 › solid-waste › human-impact
  • Recycling Bottles - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...Recycling Bottles Recycling a single plastic bottle can conserve enough energy...of International Recycling Related Topics Recycling Recycling is the process of
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 185 › recycling-bottles
  • U.S. Waste and Recycling - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    U.S. Waste and Recycling The U.S. generated approximately 251 million tons of...tons were recycled and composted, which represents a 34.5% recycling rate. Solid
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 184 › us-waste-recycling
  • Materials & Resources - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...reducing waste, re-using items, and recycling materials at the end of their useful...entering the facility's waste stream by recycling all mercury containing lamps. Consider
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 43 › materials-resources
  • Resources > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Purchase green products that are recyclable, compostable, and generate less waste...instituting an effective building recycling program, recyclable material replaces virgin...material through multiple product lives. Recycling avoids energy consumption and greenhouse
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 69 › solid-waste › resources-impact
  • Financial > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...realized from several sources, including recycling, due to behavioral change and efficient...realized from several sources including recycling due to behavioral change and efficient...Sales Contracts for Recycling If large volumes of recyclables are generated at
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 73 › solid-waste › financial-impact
  • Green Procurement - Federal Requirements - Office Recycling Containers and Waste Receptacles - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...products in this category Office Recycling Containers and Waste Receptacles...Water Coolers Water Coolers Office Recycling Containers and Waste Receptacles
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › green-products › 27 › building-furnishings › 177 › office-recycling-containers-waste-receptacles › 0
  • Furniture, Fixtures, and Equipment - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...the future or materials that can be recycled again and again Maximize access to...availability and operational details of recycling and composting infrastructure and
    https://sftool.gov › plan › 264 › furniture-fixtures-equipment
  • Resources > Water - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...measures, and integrate water reuse/recycling strategies....measures, and integrate water reuse/recycling strategies. Conservation Measures...chemical use can be reduced up to 70% by recycling condensate for reuse within the boiler
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 40 › water › resources-impact
  • Solid_Waste_Management_in_the_Home_Office.pdf

    ...waste by using the reduce, reuse and recycle method and best practices. Reduce...Through the Reduce, Reuse and Recycle method: Recycle Reuse Extend the life of
    https://sftool.gov › Content › attachments › Solid_Waste_Management_in_the_Home_Office.pdf
  • Building Energy Storage - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...end-of-life phase, programs for the recycling of building battery systems still...meeting discusses new pathways to recycle lithium-ion batteries. 9 December
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 649 › building-energy-storage
  • MaterialDetails - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...g. corn), natural (e.g. wool) or recycled materials. Consider products from...manufacturers who will reclaim and recycle carpet at the end of its life. Tips
    https://sftool.gov › material › 1960 › carpet-tile
  • MaterialDetails - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...g. corn), natural (e.g. wool) or recycled materials. Consider products from...manufacturers who will reclaim and recycle carpet at the end of its life. Tips
    https://sftool.gov › material › 1959 › broadloom-carpet
  • Mandates / Standards > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...facilities by recovering, reusing, and recycling materials Pursue cost-effective waste...exists Provide pwaste management and recycling services for building occupants.
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 65 › solid-waste › relevant-mandates-and-rating-systems
  • MaterialDetails - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...vinegar. End of Life Tips Not easily recycled as the adhesive used during the installation...be reused, recycling is the next best option. Some local recycling facilities
    https://sftool.gov › material › 1961 › ceramic-tile
  • MaterialDetails - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...certified. End of Life Tips Not easily recycled as finishes are applied to the hardwood...reuse them Some local recycling facilities may recycle old hardwood floors, however
    https://sftool.gov › material › 1964 › wood-flooring
  • Post Consumer Fiber Paper - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...aluminum cans, plastics and metals. By recycling materials that have served their...carpet backing by placing it in a recycling bin. It's just as important to purchase
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 201 › post-consumer-fiber-paper
  • Resources / Case Studies > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    WasteWise Program EPA | Reduce, Reuse, Recycle GSA Workplace 2030's Solid Waste Management...electronic waste recyclers E-stewards.org | Electronic waste recyclers CompostingCouncil
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 67 › solid-waste › resources-and-case-studies

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