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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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Zero Waste Business in 3 Steps: A Strategy To Reduce Waste and Costs

Having a zero waste business is becomingly increasingly crucial. This is because effective waste management has one of the most direct impacts on business operations, the environment, and your bottom line. It is why some of the world’s largest corporations, such as GE and Walmart, are taking the lead and going zero waste. You can too. Here’s why and how: … Continue reading Zero Waste Business in 3 Steps: A Strategy To Reduce Waste and Costs

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Zero Waste Benefits: Why It Is Crucial For Businesses

Waste costs are rising. Going zero waste is one key long term strategy to controlling rising waste costs.  There are other benefits too. Here is why more and more businesses are moving towards zero waste: 1)  Waste = Loss Value Going zero waste will help businesses rescue the value in what they are landfilling. For example, … Continue reading Zero Waste Benefits: Why It Is Crucial For Businesses

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