Lighting Controls: Luxury or Necessity?

lighting control - Air Cycle Corp.For most facility managers, controllable lighting falls into the “good-to-have” but not “essential” category. But according to a recent article from FacilitiesNet.com, lighting controls are one of the most effective means of reducing facility energy consumption. Continue reading “Lighting Controls: Luxury or Necessity?”

Bulb Eater® Travels to Bermuda!

Bermuda Map - Air Cycle Corp.It’s always fun to see the many and varied places where the Bulb Eater lamp crusher is put to use around the world, making it easier to recycle fluorescent lamps and help keep mercury out of the environment. From Alaskan cruise ships to Malaysian recycling companies, the Bulb Eater’s been everywhere, man (apologies to Johnny Cash). Continue reading “Bulb Eater® Travels to Bermuda!”

By Land and Sea…

Alaska Cruise Association - Air Cycle Corp.The Alaska Cruise Association recently donated a Bulb Eater® lamp crusher to the community of Juneau, Alaska, as a way to assist the town with safely disposing of spend fluorescent bulbs, reported the Capital City Weekly. “Bulb Eaters are aboard many of the cruise ships that visit Alaska and have proven to be a safe way to dispose of used fluorescent bulbs,” said Bruce Bustamante, on behalf of the Alaska Cruise Association. Continue reading “By Land and Sea…”

Little League Wins with the Bulb Eater

lamp recycling - Air Cycle Corp.I’m always amazed at the many unique ways the Bulb Eater® lamp crusher is put to work recycling fluorescent lamps. One of the more creative uses for the Bulb Eater I’ve run across is a fundraising event for the Little League of Cordova, Alaska. A recent article in the Cordova Times explains how participants fed fluorescent lamps into the Bulb Eater for a suggested donation of 25 cents per bulb. Continue reading “Little League Wins with the Bulb Eater”

Introducing New EasyPak Dental Waste Container

EasyPak Dental Bucket - Air Cycle Corp.If you are a frequent reader of the Air Cycle blog, you might have noticed a few new product announcements lately. At Air Cycle, we strive to continually develop innovative products that help our customers. We are pleased to introduce our most recent addition to the EasyPak product line, the EasyPak Dental Waste Recycling Container. The new container is specially designed with a 1/2 gallon inner container to provide easy recycling for up to 2lbs of wet dental amalgam. The container can also accommodate used lead x-ray foil for a total capacity of 25lbs of waste. Continue reading “Introducing New EasyPak Dental Waste Container”

Are Copy Machines a Risk to Data Security?

Even though information security is a top priority for many companies, sensitive data can still turn up in unexpected places. I recently came across this fascinating CBS News investigative report that explains how digital copy machines can store thousands of previously copied pages, and the sensitive data they contain, unless their hard drives are erased. Continue reading “Are Copy Machines a Risk to Data Security?”

Air Cycle Helps Keep Carroll Beautiful

Keep Carroll Beautiful - Air Cycle Corp.I recently came across an article in the Times-Georgian, of Carroll County, GA, entitled “Cleaning the garage: Waste you can’t just throw away.” The piece highlights the efforts of local non-profit Keep Carroll Beautiful to provide residents with recycling assistance, and to educate about the dangers of improper disposal of everyday wastes. Though seemingly harmless, these items can pose serious environmental health risks and lead to hefty fines. Continue reading “Air Cycle Helps Keep Carroll Beautiful”