Facilities Management Resources
Reduction in Waste Expense
A large national retailer wanted to decrease their waste expense and increase their recycling revenue. The quantifiable goal was to reduce the percentage of waste expense to sales revenue.
Walmart has implemented an extensive solid waste landfill reduction/recycling program and numerous special waste management programs. This article provides a high-level view into these programs.
Waste and recycling costs are ever increasing as landfills charge more and as refunds for recycled materials slowly diminish. A restaurant generates a large percentage of wet waste, which increases weight and, therefore, the cost to haul and dispose of it. We were challenged with reducing our waste costs by $3 million.
2014 Trends Report
The 20-page report provides a detailed view of how the retail industry is driving results in five key trends: technology, waste management, vendor management, sustainability and brick and mortar innovations. Leading brands include Dollar Tree, Waste Management, The Fresh Market, The Home Depot and Z Gallerie, offer their assessment of how each trend is being addressed.
2013 Best Practices Book
2013 Best Practices follows the previous best practices books created by PRSM Association in the last three years. This publication is a resource of retail facility best practices and an education guide to inform the reader about best practices in retail facility management and maintenance.