Posts Tagged ‘sustainable’

LEED

What is LEED? LEED stands for Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design.  Buildings that are LEED Certified are energy efficient, sustainable, and reduce greenhouse gas emissions.  Once a building is LEED Certified, it is given one of four ratings; Certified, Silver, Gold, or Platinum.  These buildings are revolutionizing the way we think of construction projects.…

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Antique Re-purposing

Re-Purposing With our planet in the state it is environmentally, and population continuing to grow, it is important we start reducing, reusing, and recycling as much as we possibly can. Re-purposing is taking an item that was once used and transforming the item to have a different use. By doing this it helps keep a…

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Zero Landfill Consulting

What is Zero Landfill? Zero Landfill is not the same as Zero Waste. Zero Landfill applies to companies who achieve a landfill waste diversion of 100%.  This means that the company does not send any of their waste products directly to the landfill.  This allows for recycling companies like Triad Recycling to take much of the…

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