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Recycled Content

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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208 Results : recycled

  • Recycling Checklist - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...Recycling Checklist Minimize waste by using the tips below during initial product...maintenance and repair Increase Recyclability Look for items that can be easily
    https://sftool.gov › learn › about › 617 › recycling-checklist
  • Recycling Bottles - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...Recycling Bottles Recycling a single plastic bottle can conserve enough energy...Bureau of International Recycling Related Topics Recycling Glass, plastic, aluminum
    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
  • 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...Requirements Recycling Support Recycling Support Provide well labeled recycle, compost
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 87 › support-area
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Building Certification Standards Crosswalk - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Impact of Materials: Materials - Recycled Content GP 5.2. Reduce the Environmental...water consumption WAT 12 Water recycling WAT 14 Water strategy > BREEAM
    https://sftool.gov › learn › GRScrosswalk
  • 230?description=InstructionsToOfferorsAndEvalLanguageLandscapingServices.pdf

    ...proposal, the offeror shall identify the recycled content and environmentally preferable...used under this contract. For each recycled content product, the offeror shall
    https://sftool.gov › attachment › downloadattachmentpdf › 230?description=InstructionsToOfferorsAndEvalLanguageLandscapingServices.pdf
  • O&M > Solid Waste - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...federal office building, can either be recycled or composted. The majority of the...material type and quantity. Building Recycling Program and Custodial Service Contracts
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-building › section › 75 › solid-waste › om-impact
  • 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
  • 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
  • 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
  • Enclosed Conference - Details View - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...doors that are made of recycled content or are recyclable at the end of their lives...attributes such as regional manufacturing, recycled content, and low VOC to determine
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 83 › enclosed-conference
  • Green Procurement - Meeting & Conference Services - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    ...responsible maintenance programs and recycle used oil, batteries, antifreeze, and...available, offer recyclable service ware made with recycled and recycleable content and/or
    https://sftool.gov › greenprocurement › green-services › 10 › meeting-conference-services
  • Computer/LAN room - Details View - GSA Sustainable Facilities Tool

    Systems Federal Requirements Recycling Support Recycling Support As equipment reaches...load required. Research purchase of recycled content metal server racks. Click
    https://sftool.gov › explore › green-workspace › 86 › computerlan-room
  • GSA Landscaping Services Synopsis/Solicitation (Excerpt)

    ...must contain the highest percent of recycled content practicable and meet the requirements...use under this contract. The use of recycled materials and biobased products is
    https://sftool.gov › attachment › downloadattachmentpdf › 21679?description=GSA Landscaping Services Bricker Bldg.pdf
  • Sample Green Contract Language for Landscaping Services

    ...green products and services; increase recycling; Reduce energy and water use; ...what we discard, reusing items, and recycling materials, which includes purchasing
    https://sftool.gov › attachment › downloadattachmentpdf › 21634?description=Navy Example 01-2017.pdf

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