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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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Case Study: Daylight Hour Adds Up For Easy Energy Savings Boost At Great Forest

We are thrilled to receive the Daylight Hour 2017 “Gear Head” award for best monitoring and analysis, as documented in our case study, which is also featured at the Building Energy Exchange.  Thanks to the creative folks behind the annual Daylight Hour movement for continuing to push for energy savings in such a fun way.  Are … Continue reading Case Study: Daylight Hour Adds Up For Easy Energy Savings Boost At Great Forest

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Case study: Manufacturer Profits From Increased Waste Diversion

The manufacturing industry is one that can greatly profit from increased waste diversion and improved sustainability, partly because of the sheer volume of material they generate. There are many opportunities to reduce waste and lower costs in ways that are simple but effective. Here is one case study that shows how it can be done in a busy … Continue reading Case study: Manufacturer Profits From Increased Waste Diversion

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Looking Back: Two Examples of Success

ENERGY:  Five Steps in Five Years Energy efficiency is one of the biggest keys to sustainability. If you want to green your company and save money, you cannot avoid dealing with energy. One of our clients, a major institution, has spent the past five years on various efforts to trim their energy use and costs. … Continue reading Looking Back: Two Examples of Success

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Case Study: Centralized Vs. Traditional Deskside Recycling

What happens when waste and recycling bins are moved away from the deskside to a centralized location? Great Forest recently conducted a trial to find out. Read our one-page case study to find out the percentage of recyclables that ended up in the trash from the centralized versus the deskside recycling system in our pilot. Our results … Continue reading Case Study: Centralized Vs. Traditional Deskside Recycling

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Small Changes Produce Big Results with Composting

We are always thinking of ways to influence behavior and make it intuitive for people to fully utilize the sustainability programs that exist where they work. In many cases, small, low-cost changes can produce big results. Here is one example of how Great Forest implemented a few small but calculated changes that worked wonders to … Continue reading Small Changes Produce Big Results with Composting

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