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SUNY Downstate Medical Center Green Initiative
Filco Carting, a pioneer in the evolution of waste removal and recycling is the waste management company responsible for collecting and recycling the trash generated at SUNY Downstate. Through a process called source segregation, Filco is able to separate all the trash, pulling out paper, cans and other materials. However, this service comes at an additional cost which we can reduce by source segregating here on campus. Filco is a willing partner in helping Downstate to recycle here on campus. They have experience with health care facilities and have implemented a successful recycling program at Lutheran hospital which we hope to duplicate.
Filco provides the following services to Downstate:
Filco's clients include:
Con Edison Corp., Verizon Corp. Citibank, Board of Education, Goldman Sachs, Target and Cushman Wakefield.
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