Wanted: Your Ideas

A core concept of this blog is that its content is interesting and relevant for our readers. So, that means I need to hear from you…what kind of topics should this blog address? What are the most important recycling, universal waste, or “green” issues facing you and your facility? What kinds of experts would you like to hear from as guest contributors? Finally, if you have an article, video, or any other content that you think would be helpful for our readers, feel free to share it. Leave your comments below or email me at aaron@aircycle.com. I look forward to hearing from you!

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Beyond Bulb Recycling: How Do I Get LEED-Certified?

LEED certifiedGetting your building LEED-certified is an increasingly popular goal for environmentally conscious facility managers. However, a lot of people (including myself) have no clue what it actually takes to get their building LEED certified. While recycling your fluorescent bulbs, batteries, and other universal waste is absolutely necessary for a LEED rating, there are a ton of other things you can do to get LEED “points” as well. This great article from the Dallas Morning News gives multiple examples, as well as a list of how many points are required for different LEED ratings (Silver, Gold, Platinum, etc.). Continue reading “Beyond Bulb Recycling: How Do I Get LEED-Certified?”

Not another boring corporate blog…

Welcome to the brand new Air Cycle blog! My name is Aaron Griffith and I will be the lead blogger and your go-to guy for all information and discussions here on the blog. I currently collect or write most of the material on AirCycle.com, and I’m hoping that this blog will be a better way that I can help provide visitors with helpful info on recycling, important industry updates, and even the occasional entertaining video in my posts. Continue reading “Not another boring corporate blog…”