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Monthly Archives: December 2015

Making A Difference: So Fresh, So Clean

What do you do after your home and yard has just been decontaminated? Well, you lie down on the freshly cleaned ground! These boys in the Chowa neighborhood of Kabwe, Zambia, are displaying their playful appreciation. When this photo was taken, the nonprofit Pure Earth had just completed the remediation of 24 highly contaminated homes … Continue reading Making A Difference: So Fresh, So Clean

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Industry Trends:
Save Billions By Cutting Food Waste

Originally published Dec 2015. In 2016, an increasing number of businesses will be focusing on cutting food waste.  Why? Because businesses can save billions by doing so.  In the U.S., as much as 3000 pounds of food is wasted every second. During the holiday season, that figure is even higher.  The problem is estimated to cost the … Continue reading Industry Trends:
Save Billions By Cutting Food Waste

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Great Forest Founder On NPR’s The Takeaway

Last week, Great Forest founder Richard Fuller spoke with John Hockenberry on NPR’s The Takeaway about the climate change debate and its impact on the fight against toxic pollution–the largest cause of death among the poorest people on the planet. This followed the historic COP21 agreement in Paris, where nearly 200 countries settled on an international plan to reduce greenhouse … Continue reading Great Forest Founder On NPR’s The Takeaway

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2015 Snapshot Of Collected Environmental Impact

As 2015 comes to a close, here is a snapshot of our collected environmental impact. We would like to congratulate and thank all of our wonderful clients and partners for a great, green year. To view your own environmental impact, log into our new online sustainability metrics database.

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