Download the FMJ article In its latest issue, FMJ magazine worked with Great Forest to offer a deep dive into waste audits. The report, Getting to the Bottom of Waste, uses data and case studies pulled from hundreds of Great Forest waste audit investigations conducted around the world each year. It summarizes everything a facility manager or sustainability officer needs to … Continue reading Waste Audits: Everything A Facility Manager Needs To Know, With Hard Data and Case Studies
This year’s Waste Expo included a terrific discussion on the importance of data, featuring Great Forest’s director of national accounts Joe Romuno and three other industry colleagues (shout out to Chris Ronson, Re-TRAC; Steve Steven, Rehrig Pacific; and Emily Covan, Recyclist.) If you missed it, listen to Joe now on “New Data – Who Dis? What Data Collection Can Do for You” … Continue reading Listen: “Data is everything right now” – Great Forest on Waste 360 Podcast
In response to rising waste costs and the passing of the waste audits San Francisco mandate in December 2018 (requiring the city’s largest waste generators to conduct waste audits every three years), Great Forest tells industry news source Waste Dive that businesses should take control. Why wait until you are fined or forced to do a waste … Continue reading Waste Audits San Francisco Mandate – Great Forest Calls on Businesses to Take Control
What is in your trash? A Great Forest study based on 100 commercial waste audits revealed that 77% of what is usually thrown out as trash is NOT trash at all but recyclable materials.
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
Every business or building should listen to what their trash is telling them at least once a year by conducting a waste audit. Waste audits can reveal hidden problems, or unlock some of your greatest potentials.