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Monthly Archives: September 2017

Reduce Your Waste Costs By 75%? Case Study Show How One Major Development Is On Its Way To Doing Just That

It is one of NYC’s most talked-about new developments with over 750,000 sq. ft of mixed-use commercial/industrial space. Following a waste audit investigation, Great Forest identified key problems with the waste and recycling program at one of its buildings. This flaw was preventing the building from operating efficiently, and costing it dearly. Not only was it paying far too much … Continue reading Reduce Your Waste Costs By 75%? Case Study Show How One Major Development Is On Its Way To Doing Just That

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Insight: Why Is D.C. Tops In LEED?

  Sept., 2017. Last month, Washington, D.C. became the first city in the world to receive a LEED for Cities Platinum leadership certification, the highest award bestowed upon cities by the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). D.C. has 120 LEED-certified projects, with 29.04 square feet of LEED space per resident, far ahead of the top … Continue reading Insight: Why Is D.C. Tops In LEED?

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Going Zero Waste in 3 Steps: A Strategy For Businesses To Combat Rising Costs

Going zero waste is a very achievable goal for businesses, despite misconceptions. And with the cost of waste removal rising over the past decade, moving  towards zero waste is increasingly becoming the only long term strategy for effective waste management.  One study predicts waste disposal services to increase at an “annualized rate of 2%.”  Not only are waste … Continue reading Going Zero Waste in 3 Steps: A Strategy For Businesses To Combat Rising Costs

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Zero Waste Business: What it Really Means, Why it Matters

What Is A Zero Waste Business? A lack of clarity about what zero waste really means may be keeping some businesses from reaping the benefits of going zero waste. Is zero waste the same thing as “zero waste to landfill”? Does zero waste mean producing no waste? While exact definitions of terms related to zero … Continue reading Zero Waste Business: What it Really Means, Why it Matters

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