FM&O Advisors’ TROY GARDNER discusses the role of the facilities manager in delivering a facility’s value to its stakeholders.
The GPT Group shares how it transformed its existing head office in the MLC Centre into a green, collaborative 21st century workplace and realised the highest satisfaction rating among its employees compared to any other office measured in Australia.
The first two Green Star – As Built ratings for industrial facilities are positive proof that industrial facilities can be truly sustainable, The Green Building Council of Australia (GBCA) believes.
A new partnership between Social Firms Australia and, e-waste recycling company, MRI is assisting companies and local government to meet the new requirements of the National Waste Policy.
Ageing commercial property in North Sydney can now receive an environmental upgrade under North Sydney Council’s new environmental upgrade agreement (EUA) program.
Investigation into the energy efficiency of roofing materials has revealed which roofing material outperforms other commonly used roofing materials in a number of key areas.
The Greater Manchester Police divisional headquarters, located at the Central Park development in east Manchester in the UK, illustrates how it is possible to achieve safety, security and sustainability.
Built Environs’ temporary site office at the Edinburgh RAAF Base Living Environment Accommodation Precinct (LEAP) is energy efficient, collects rainwater and has its own vegetable garden.
Improved efficiency and effectiveness of the cleaning service, as well as an increase in recycling rates, has been achieved by the installation of an at-source recycling system at Kiama Municipal Council’s administration building.
Facility Management congratulates the 30 winners of its Aug-Sept 2012 competition, who have each won a colour-coded Ecobin system, complete with recycling posters.
Recycling can benefit business as well as the environment and it can be done cost-effectively. SUE CARTLEDGE finds out how.
Cbus Property’s 700 Bourke Street project has achieved a six-star Green Star – Office Design v3 rating.
Planet Earth Cleaning and Recycling, and Facility Management are delighted to offer 30 people the opportunity to each win a colour-coded Ecobin system for their facility, complete with recycling posters.
Revend Recycling, a UK corporation, has launched an innovative reverse vending recycling machine for the collection and recycling of domestic light bulbs and domestic batteries.
Knox Shopping Centre has partnered with the Australian Food and Grocery Council’s Packaging Stewardship Forum to launch the largest recycling program of its kind in an Australian shopping centre. The new recycling system is expected to divert more than 100 tonnes of recyclables from landfill each year.