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Monthly Archives: May 2016

Rethinking “Waste” Helps School, African Orphanage, Global Crisis Nonprofit

It is that time of the year again. Over the past few weeks, Great Forest has helped clients do a bit of spring cleaning.  But instead of treating the unwanted items as trash, we found them all new homes–in a school, an African orphanage, and an international nonprofit. This is part of our effort to “rethink waste” … Continue reading Rethinking “Waste” Helps School, African Orphanage, Global Crisis Nonprofit

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GPS Tracks America’s E-Waste HalfWay Across The World
What Can You Do?

As noted in this blog a few months ago, with e-waste rules firmly on the books across the country, the trend now seems to be towards greater enforcement, with bigger, multi-million dollar fines being levied. Why? Perhaps because a new investigative report has found that some e-waste is still being illegally dumped rather than recycled. The nonprofit Basel … Continue reading GPS Tracks America’s E-Waste HalfWay Across The World
What Can You Do?

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Spotlight
Composting With Veterans

Great Forest has installed new composting programs in a number of buildings in Washington D.C. that is making a difference in more ways than one. Launched earlier this year, the program at the U.S. Department of Transportation is already diverting approximately 5 tons of food waste per month from the landfill, sending it instead to Veteran Compost, a … Continue reading Spotlight
Composting With Veterans

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Regulation Updates: May/June 2016

San Francisco is proposing the most extensive ban on Styrofoam in the country, building on its decade-old ban on most foam food containers. While some applaud the move, others are pushing for recycling the foam. Read more. NYC Approves Bag Fee.  This month, the City Council voted to require certain retailers to collect a fee on each … Continue reading Regulation Updates: May/June 2016

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Update: Changes to the Hospitality Roundtable Event

UPDATE: Please note that the upcoming Hospitality Roundtable on July 27 has been cancelled due to unforeseen circumstances. We apologize for any inconvenience. We will work with those who have already bought tickets for a refund.  If you have any questions, please contact: info@greatforest.com and put “Event Refund” in the subject line. Watch this blog for information … Continue reading Update: Changes to the Hospitality Roundtable Event

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