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Making A Difference: Collaborate With Nonprofit Pure Earth To Mark Earth Day

As you may know, in addition to founding Great Forest, Richard Fuller also started an extraordinary not-for-profit called Pure Earth. Great Forest is a big supporter of Pure Earth and we thought you might be interested in collaborating with them on some cause-related marketing opportunities available at the upcoming Benefit Ball on April 27, at Gotham

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Earth Day – Ideas, Inspiration and Opportunities

  Wondering what to do for Earth Day on April 22? Here’s some inspiration. Consider an E-Waste Drive – a typical building generates close to one ton of e-waste every few months. One building collected an astounding amount of e-waste – over 2484 pounds — in just 2 hours! Earth Day Events Organized Worldwide: Four Examples

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Earth Day 2014 Roundup

This year, Great Forest held dozens of Earth Day events across the country to raise awareness about recycling and sustainability. We built a plastic bag monster display for two buildings in New Jersey. Among the events in NYC was an Earth Day fair at Time Warner Center, which attracted over 1500 people in one afternoon.

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Plastic Bag Monster “Scares” Up Awareness on Earth Day

April 2014 With its glowing yellow eyes, this angry plastic bag monster looks like he is in the middle of devouring the entire earth! Great Forest recycling consultant and artist Sandra Robishaw designed and crafted this attention-getting display out of hundreds of used plastic bags for the lobby of UBS in Weehawken, New Jersey, for Earth Day

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Countdown To Earth Day: There’s Still Time To Take Action

Great Forest talked to MediaPost’s Marketing: Green to offer their readers some quick tips on what their companies can do for Earth Day.  Click to see our answers or read on below: From Marketing: Green, by Julie Livingston, April 2014. Much has changed since the first Earth Day (1970) in the U.S. – the creation of the Environmental

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Earth Day Events Organized Worldwide: Four Examples

This article first appeared in Environmental Leader, March 25, 2014 How about breaking a world record for collecting and shredding paper, or filling the lawn of your office building with “sculptures” made of recyclable cups, or holding a haiku competition to promote your sustainability website? These are just some of the more creative ways companies have

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Earth Day 2013 Recap: Cleaning Up a Stream and More

What did you do for Earth Day? Great Forest held dozens of special Earth Day events across the country this year. We staged recycling games in the lobbies of office buildings and malls, created a “fine art” event with elaborately framed green tips, distributed bags of seed bombs that could be taken home and planted,

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Three Last-Minute Ideas for Earth Day

Earth Day (April 22) is just around the corner. While there is still time time to plan, here are three quick ideas that you can implement even at the last minute: 1) Say Thank You Thank your staff and/or tenants for their green efforts over the past year.  If your sustainability programs have been a

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