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Monthly Archives: June 2010

Q&A: How do I choose the best recycling and waste bins for my building?

Q: How do I choose the best recycling and waste bins for my building? A: Choosing the right bins will go a long way to make your recycling program successful. Some factors to consider: size, materials, and visuals. Size: Bins too big will waste space and be hard to move when full. Bins too small … Continue reading Q&A: How do I choose the best recycling and waste bins for my building?

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Behind The Scenes: Locally Processed Waste Reveals Value of Corporate Recycling Programs (Five Star Carting)

  You’ve heard of locally grown food.  But how about locally processed waste? In early June, Great Forest accompanied clients on a tour of Five Star Carting’s recycling facility in New York and the Marcal paper factory in New Jersey. The visit offered a behind-the-scenes look at a “closed loop” recycling system, where NYC office … Continue reading Behind The Scenes: Locally Processed Waste Reveals Value of Corporate Recycling Programs (Five Star Carting)

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Alliance Bernstein Hosts Environmental Event

AllianceBernstein recently held an environmental event at its offices at 1345 Avenue of the Americas to promote the firm’s sustainability programs. Anna Dengler and Nate Kimball of Great Forest were on hand to talk about energy efficiency and recycling. They also treated staffers to a recycling game — players had to select items from a … Continue reading Alliance Bernstein Hosts Environmental Event

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