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Property Managers Come Together For School Supplies Drive

This post is from Great Forest consultant Christine McCoy in the D.C. region.                         Great Forest participated in a recent Apartment and Office Building Association’s (AOBA) school supplies drive by coordinating a donation from our friends at SCRAP DC, a local reuse organization. SCRAP DC … Continue reading Property Managers Come Together For School Supplies Drive

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Spring Cleaning An Office Building With Community Forklift

It is hard enough to spring clean your basement at home.  Imagine trying to clear the basement of your office building! That is exactly what Great Forest helps clients do each spring. Recently, we were at First Potomac’s TenThreeTwenty property in Columbia, MD, sorting through items left in the basement and in tenant storage lockers. We found a … Continue reading Spring Cleaning An Office Building With Community Forklift

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Rescue Mission Helps Hotel Avoid The Landfill

It is all about making the connection. Usable items often go to the landfill because the connection is not made between those looking to dispose of items, and those in need. When the line of amenities usually provided to guests at the Surrey hotel was discontinued, the hotel was left with 25 boxes of products that were in perfectly usable condition. … Continue reading Rescue Mission Helps Hotel Avoid The Landfill

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Making the Connection: Furniture for the Duckworth School

It is all about making the connection. Each year, countless items of furniture (and other items) head to the landfill because the connection is not being made between those looking to unload perfectly usable furniture, and those looking for furniture. Last fall, while attending an Apartment and Office Building Association’s (AOBA) community service committee meeting, Great … Continue reading Making the Connection: Furniture for the Duckworth School

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Sustainable Solutions for Unwanted Assets

What do you do with hundreds of pieces of unwanted furniture? This was the challenge that Avalon Bay Communities Inc. faced recently when they decided to update the poolside furniture for their residential communities in Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. They could have contracted a vendor to remove and landfill the furniture, but they were … Continue reading Sustainable Solutions for Unwanted Assets

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