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Monthly Archives: September 2016

Great Forest Returns To Manage Recycling And Composting At Large Scale Harvest Fest

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  “Great Forest has been instrumental in helping us minimize trash and maximize recycling and composting at our large-scale festivals,” said Estelle Silberman, event manager, Stone Barns Center For Food And Agriculture. Read the full testimonial. And we are looking forwarding to doing it all again this weekend at the sold-out Harvest Fest, one of … Continue reading Great Forest Returns To Manage Recycling And Composting At Large Scale Harvest Fest

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Success In Schools Prove The Power Of Standardized Recycling Labels

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Have you seen our new recycling stickers?  They have been so popular that we have had to re-stock them already. And that is good news because these standardized recycling bin stickers/labels have super powers… well, sort of. What can they do?  When standardized labels were introduced into Orlando Public Schools, recycling levels increased 90%  in the … Continue reading Success In Schools Prove The Power Of Standardized Recycling Labels

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Thinking Outside the (Debris) Box: How the Generous Act of Donation for Reuse Allows Hotels to Avoid the Landfill

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This post is by James Bernard in Great Forest’s San Francisco office. Recently, I was reminded of the three Rs of waste diversion—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle—set to music by mellow musician Jack Johnson as a children’s song. Johnson’s deceptively simple “3 R song,” with the recurring line “we’ve got to learn to Reduce, Reuse Recycle” is a chant everyone should … Continue reading Thinking Outside the (Debris) Box: How the Generous Act of Donation for Reuse Allows Hotels to Avoid the Landfill

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Making A Difference:
Walk-Through Of Agbogbloshie E-Waste Dump Site Spreads Message About Safe Recycling

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Great Forest is a proud supporter of Pure Earth, a nonprofit that works to clean up some of the world’s worst polluted communities. Our blog features regular stories about their work is Making A Difference. Recycling is a great thing.  But it has to be done properly. When improperly processed, e-waste can pollute and poison communities.  This … Continue reading Making A Difference:
Walk-Through Of Agbogbloshie E-Waste Dump Site Spreads Message About Safe Recycling

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