Sustainable businesses practices aren't just good for the planet - they're good for employees and the bottom line too. Here are 10 tips that will help your company make positive changes, during Earth Month and all year round Bike to work, car pool, use mass transit, or walk. Set goals and compete with friends by logging your hours into the National Bike Challenge or a local Commuter Challenge . Better yet, encourage your workplace to become a Bicycle Friendly Business . Get a recycling or composting program started with the help of Keep America Beautiful. There are lots of ideas and resources at their Recyling@Work portal . Start a Green Team. Follow this checklist from Energy Star, then join one of the many EarthShare green team networks around the country. Read the Impact…
Top 3 Reasons Bleach Is Not Recommended For Mold Removal
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U.S. Federal Bans on Asbestos
Banned products and uses Under the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA): Banned Manufacture, Importation, Processing and Distribution in Commerce of Certain Asbestos-containing Products Corrugated paper Flooring felt In addition, the regulation continues to ban the use of asbestos in products that have not historically contained asbestos, otherwise referred to as “new uses” of asbestos Under the Clean Air Act (CAA): Banned Asbestos-containing Uses Asbestos pipe insulation and asbestos block insulation on facility components, such as boilers and hot water tanks, if the materials are either pre-formed (molded) and friable or wet-applied and friable after drying Spray-applied surfacing asbestos-containing materials Spray-on application of materials containing more than 1% asbestos to buildings, structures, pipes, and conduits unless certain…
Surgeon jumps from bridge after divorce from TV personality wife
A top local surgeon and the ex-husband of ABC News’ chief women’s health correspondent killed himself by leaping off the George Washington Bridge, it was reported Sunday. Dr. Robert Ash…
May is flood insurance awareness month
The city of Lawton wants to remind you that May is flood insurance awareness month. Only flood insurance covers flood damage and anyone, including renters, can buy coverage for their contents! If y...
IICRC Offers Tips for Flood Damage Self-Mitigation
You’ve just been cleared to return to your home or business and find it severely damaged by Hurricane Harvey floodwaters. What do you do now? Th
How to create a Killer Engineering Resume
ERG, Inc offers their tips for creating a killer engineering resume and landing your next contract!
This is What a Massive 500 Gallon Propane Tank Explosion Looks Like
If there's one thing that you want to avoid with anything that's propane powered from your grill to your heater, It would most obviously be a situation that would put the propane tank in danger of building up enough pressure to explode and send shrapnel flying everywhere. While these tanks are fitted with safety...
The Ultimate DAF Buyer's Guide
DAF System Design gives clear insight into an expert DAF system manufacturer’s design choices. Part 3 focuses on dissolved air methodology & applications!
What Do the Markings on Underground Utilities Mean?
Whenever a new road is constructed, the contractors building the road must pay special attention to the underground utilities. These are marked with different colors.