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Zero Waste: What is it? What Does It Mean?

A lack of clarity about what zero waste really means may be keeping some businesses from reaping the benefits of going zero waste. So lets dispel the misconceptions. What is zero waste? Exact definitions may vary, but to put it simply, going zero waste means working towards producing less waste in the first place through prioritizing waste … Continue reading Zero Waste: What is it? What Does It Mean?

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VIDEO: Introduction to zero waste, understanding your waste stream

Want a primer on zero waste and understanding your waste stream? Watch these two videos below with your kids. Both are great introductions to the topic. We’d like to thank Planet Bonehead for these fun lessons in sustainability, which are distributed to schools across the country. Understanding zero waste and the waste stream What if we … Continue reading VIDEO: Introduction to zero waste, understanding your waste stream

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We’re Certified TRUE Zero Waste Experts!

In April 2018, it was announced that over 100 projects had been certified under the TRUE Zero Waste rating system by the GBCI, the same credentialing body that administers LEED. These projects reported up to $6.5 million in savings and more than 446,000 tons of waste diverted! Want to join these leaders? Talk to us. … Continue reading We’re Certified TRUE Zero Waste Experts!

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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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Great Forest Clients Top Mayor’s Zero Waste Challenge, Become Role Models For New Organics Rule

Earlier this year, the Mayor challenged New York businesses to go zero waste. The results are in.  Great Forest’s NYC clients are among the top performers, with the Peninsula New York leading the way in the “hotel” category. The challenge attracted over 31 different businesses in more than 39 locations across all five boroughs. Great Forest worked … Continue reading News:
Great Forest Clients Top Mayor’s Zero Waste Challenge, Become Role Models For New Organics Rule

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Great Forest Sponsors First Zero Waste Training Course. Register Today

“We believe more zero waste professionals are needed in NYC.  That is why we are sponsoring this course. We are looking for more partners to join us in leading the zero waste movement.” — Ross Guberman, CEO, Great Forest. Great Forest is proud to be a sponsor of the first ever Zero Waste Business Associate Training … Continue reading Great Forest Sponsors First Zero Waste Training Course. Register Today

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