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Monthly Archives: January 2016

Introducing Great Forest’s Upgraded Sustainability Metrics Platform

Some of you may have already accessed our upgraded Great Forest Sustainability Metrics platform that was redesigned with feedback from you. The new metrics system is more powerful than ever. You now have more control, including the ability to input data directly into the system. Users also have even more options to download and print charts, … Continue reading Introducing Great Forest’s Upgraded Sustainability Metrics Platform

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Industry Trend:
Big Fines For E-Waste

With the close of the 2016 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas earlier this month, many in the sustainability industry are thinking about the flip side of that showcase of the latest tech gadgets — e-waste. As reported, “a recent United Nations study shows the U.S. is the world’s biggest producer of electronic waste, … Continue reading Industry Trend:
Big Fines For E-Waste

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Post COP21: A Look Ahead in 2016

In the final month of 2015, over 200 countries came together in Paris to agree on a global strategy to deal with climate change. Here in the U.S., New York, California, Minnesota, Vermont, and Oregon are among states that have pledged to support the COP21 agreement.  This may point to greater efforts by local governments to cut emissions in the … Continue reading Post COP21: A Look Ahead in 2016

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Great Forest Sponsors First Zero Waste Training Course. Register Today

“We believe more zero waste professionals are needed in NYC.  That is why we are sponsoring this course. We are looking for more partners to join us in leading the zero waste movement.” — Ross Guberman, CEO, Great Forest. Great Forest is proud to be a sponsor of the first ever Zero Waste Business Associate Training … Continue reading Great Forest Sponsors First Zero Waste Training Course. Register Today

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Great Forest Speaks With Curbed About E-Waste

Great Forest’s Director of Sustainability, Anna Dengler, was recently interviewed for an article about e-waste published in Curbed.  As noted in the piece, the problem of e-waste is growing: According to the United Nations Global E-Waste Monitor, roughly 46 million tons of e-waste was generated worldwide in 2014. Only 7.1 tons were recycled or reused, slightly more … Continue reading Great Forest Speaks With Curbed About E-Waste

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