Green Key Global Makes Sustainable Tourism Simple

green key global sustainable tourismAt Air Cycle, we appreciate organizations who promote sustainable tourism practices.  We want to recognize them for the good they’re doing and help spread the word, so others may benefit from using their products and services.

As summer vacations come into full swing and tourism season peaks, we’d like to recognize Green Key Global, a unique company that makes choosing environmentally friendly travel lodging easy. Continue reading “Green Key Global Makes Sustainable Tourism Simple”

Develop Your Corporate Recycling Program in 7 Easy Steps

For corporations with multiple locations, creating a corporate recycling program that can track and manage successful sustainability can be a challenge. With Total Program Management, we’ve made it easy to create, manage, and track your corporate-wide recycling program from a centralized location. Need reports by location? State? Region? Corporate? No problem! Continue reading “Develop Your Corporate Recycling Program in 7 Easy Steps”

How Do Lamp Crushing and Bulk Recycling Work Together?

Is your facility a maze of boxes filled with spent lamps? For large facilities, compliance with state and federal recycling regulations means labeling each container, keeping them closed, and palletizing boxes when full and ready to be picked up. Do you have more lamps than you have room to store them? A drum top fluorescent lamp crusher and our nationwide waste pickup services can save you significant time, space, and money.

Bulb Eater 3

unspecified-11The Bulb Eater 3 is a drum top fluorescent lamp crusher with the power to crush spent bulbs of any length into 100% recyclable material while capturing over 99.99% of the vapors released. Benefits to this revolutionary bulb crusher include: Continue reading “How Do Lamp Crushing and Bulk Recycling Work Together?”

Comparing Your Food Waste Treatment Options

Wrap your head around this – nearly one third of all municipal landfill content is organic food waste. The need for a sustainable food waste treatment solution that can be scaled to meet the everyday needs that food waste generators face has never been greater. How do your options stack up? Continue reading “Comparing Your Food Waste Treatment Options”

Simple Solutions to Complex Recycling Regulations

Tackling the complex problem of universal waste recycling for large organizations can be a daunting task, even with staff specifically trained to deal with such issues. Service organizations such as hotels, colleges, and hospitals don’t generate hazardous materials as a normal course and all too often, these businesses may not be aware of state, local, and federal environmental regulations as traditional manufacturers.

Common workplace waste, such as spent batteries, fluorescent bulbs, ballasts and electronics are regulated in each state and are generated in such volumes that they cannot be landfilled legally. One fine can easily erode the savings incurred through illegally landfilling regulated waste. Continue reading “Simple Solutions to Complex Recycling Regulations”

How Air Cycle Solved “Bulb Burden” for Peoria Schools

The Recycling Challenge

The challenges experienced with all K-12 School Districts of any size, like the Peoria Unified School District of Arizona, are managing and the disposal of fluorescent lamp waste. The Peoria School District has over forty campuses and several support facilities that require time, storage space, and associated costs with the proper collection and disposal of intact lamps. Lamps contain mercury and in most cases are considered hazardous. The Environmental Protection Agency regulates the management of spent lamps. The Peoria Unified School District reached out to Air Cycle Corporation for answers to the challenges presented to them.

“The problems we were encountering at our school district, was the burden with the amount of used fluorescent lamps being stored. We did not have an in house program for the disposal of fluorescent lamps and the expense of packaging the used lamps to send out for proper disposal was excessive.”

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Your Comprehensive Recycling Solution – Total Program Management

“I’m looking for innovative tools and services that make compliance with federal and state recycling regulations easy, while providing useful sustainability metrics.”

What is Total Program Management from Air CycleYou’ve come to the right place. At Air Cycle, we’re finding comprehensive solutions to recycling your problematic wastes, including fluorescent lamps, batteries, lighting ballasts, and electronic, as well as food waste. We call it Total Program Management.

If you’re tasked with the responsibility of searching for corporate recycling solutions for your organization, you’re seeking a company with nationwide comprehensive solutions that will provide you with peace of mind and improved operations. Air Cycle is the only sustainable solutions company that offers four unique waste recycling solutions, including: Continue reading “Your Comprehensive Recycling Solution – Total Program Management”

Marketing Your Green Initiative With Recycling Reporting

When it comes to marketing your green business, there’s more to environmental responsibility than meets the eye. Incorporating green business practices can provide the opportunity to connect with environmentally conscious consumers and businesses. Are you ready to start publicizing your reduced impact? Here’s how to get started. Continue reading “Marketing Your Green Initiative With Recycling Reporting”

This Earth Day, Reconsider Landfilling Food Waste

Earth DayAccording to recent studies, nearly one third of all municipal landfills are filled with food waste. It may seem like organic waste isn’t such a problem at all. Consider this: that hefty 30% of food waste is delivered to municipal landfills by waste management trucks, greatly increasing our carbon footprint and associated costs.

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How To Safely Seal Your EasyPak VaporShield Containers

At Air Cycle, our products and services are designed to make recycling more convenient, safe, and cost-effective for organizations of all sizes. To ensure the safety of all employees and carriers who handle your EasyPak containers from the moment they hold their first fluorescent bulb, to arriving at a certified recycling facility, it is important to follow all of the instructions included on your EasyPak VaporShield Box. That means not only properly assembling the container, but also making sure that the container is properly sealed before shipment.

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