The International Facility Management Association and the IFMA Foundation released "Waste: A Comprehensive Guide to Waste Stream Management," which provides facility managers with solutions to minimize waste. Access the free report at

Data centers

APC by Schneider Electric offers a white paper on virtualization, the engine behind cloud computing, and its potential consequences on a data center's infrastructure. It can be found at

Energy management

A free energy management handbook from WattStopper outlines a four-step process to launching an energy management program. Download the report at