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Earth Hour? How About Ideas For An Office Green Hour?

Earth Hour, which falls on March 29 this year, has become more than just a global effort to get people and organizations to switch off their lights for one hour. Today, it has expanded to include worldwide projects and pledges.  So why not take inspiration from the idea of Earth Hour to make a difference

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Breakthrough Solutions for One of Earth’s Biggest Challenges

A conversation with Richard Fuller, president of Great Forest Inc. and the Blacksmith Institute. January 27, 2009. By Alice Bumgarner for Idea Connection Even as Richard Fuller was running Great Forest Inc., one of the top sustainability consulting companies in the U.S., he wondered what sort of tangible environmental impact his work made: Was it

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Guides, Toolkits, White Papers Studies and Research Largest Global Study On Commercial Building Waste Largest Global Study On Commercial Building Waste The study was peer-reviewed and published in The Journal of Solid Waste Technology and Management in 2022. Read a summary of findings. Read more White Papers Office Waste Management Optimized Waste Infrastructure Scorecard Office

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3 Things You Can Learn From Your Annual Waste Report

By now, many Great Forest clients would have received their annual waste report with data and details about their sustainable waste management performance over the past year. Here are 3 things every business should look out for in their reports, and what to do. #1 Understand How COVID Impacted Your Waste Data Due to COVID-19

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Managing Waste During Coronavirus – Challenges and Opportunities

CHALLENGES Businesses everywhere are adjusting to the ongoing crisis. The challenge to managing waste during coronavirus is to maintain gains made in waste reduction, diversion and sustainability, while taking advantage of opportunities. If this is done right, businesses will prevent a backward slide and will be ready to go once things begin to return to normal. Keeping the

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Zero Waste Campus: How Schools Can Reduce Waste and Costs

The start (or end) of another academic year is the perfect time for schools, colleges and universities to think about setting up a Zero Waste campus. According to Dump and Run, Inc., the average college student produces 640 pounds of solid waste each year, including 500 disposable cups and 320 pounds of paper. This is magnified

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Recycling Plastic Bags In San Francisco – W Hotel Shows How

April 2018–While New York mulls a ban on single-use plastic bags, San Francisco just took another step forward.  Now in the West Coast city, which already has a bag ban in place, it is possible to easily recycle plastic bags and other clean, dry film and flimsy plastic such as plastic wrap! To help get the

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