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Monthly Archives: August 2017

The HANYC Sustainability Awards Is Growing And Changing – Details To Come

The HANYC Sustainability Awards will return soon in an updated format, with a new venue and date. This will include a more robust plan for helping hotels industry-wide to achieve their sustainability goals, and get recognized for it.  Stay tuned for details to come.  (NOTE:  Hotels that have submitted their applications have already been placed in … Continue reading The HANYC Sustainability Awards Is Growing And Changing – Details To Come

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Rethink Your Waste: 77% Of Trash Is Not Trash At All!

Great Forest recently joined over 1,200 attendees and nearly 80 exhibitors at NYC’s first Food Waste Fair to help businesses find effective solutions to this growing and costly waste problem. New York City spends a reported $180 million annually to send food waste to the landfill. Our key message: businesses have to rethink their waste. Why? Because … Continue reading Rethink Your Waste: 77% Of Trash Is Not Trash At All!

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REBNY President Pinpoints Benefits Of Recycling Law Now Being Enforced In NYC

REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York) President John Banks recently reached out to the industry about New York City’s updated commercial waste and recycling laws, which began enforcement on August 1, 2017. As the city with the biggest concentration of commercial buildings in the country, boasting some of the most expensive office spaces in … Continue reading REBNY President Pinpoints Benefits Of Recycling Law Now Being Enforced In NYC

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