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Monthly Archives: August 2017

Deadline Aug. 30: Apply Now For The 2017 HANYC Sustainability Awards

The Hotel Association of NYC is once again looking for leaders in sustainable hospitality. Past winners have become industry role models. Their success show that hotels can do it all and achieve their triple bottom line of people, planet and profit. Great Forest helped the HANYC develop the awards, now in its 4th year, and … Continue reading Deadline Aug. 30: Apply Now For The 2017 HANYC Sustainability Awards

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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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