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.
2012 Trends Report
Don’t be caught behind the curve on the four key topics detailed in PRSM’s 2012 Trends Report, available for download now. Get the latest on these developments impacting Facilities Management: Technology; Sustainability; Vendor Diversification and Retail Construction and the Economy.
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.