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!
Even the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC), the organization responsible for the LEED green building program, must keep an eye on their own LEED performance. As waste consultants for the USGBC, Great Forest helps the organization monitor their sustainability efforts through quarterly waste audits. Waste is one of five categories used to determine a building’s … Continue reading Client Spotlight: The How And Why Of Waste Audits At The USGBC
Your trash is talking. And it can reveal your deepest, darkest secrets, or unlock some of your greatest potentials. Every business or building should listen to what their trash is telling them at least once a year by conducting a waste audit. Great Forest has conducted waste audits not only in corporate offices and buildings, but … Continue reading Waste Audits: What Are They, Why They Are Important, Why You Need One