Brookfield's Creative Binder Recycling Project
April 24, 2017
When a tenant moved out, the vacated office was left with a large quantity of binders that the Brookfield team could not find homes for. Rather than throwing them directly into the garbage, The Brookfield team decided to create a team building opportunity for staff to recycle 500 binders!
Food & Yard Waste Bylaw Changes for Businesses & Organizations
April 10, 2017
By the end of this year, no matter where you live or work, Calgarians will have new ways to keep food and yard waste out of the landfills – through the residential Green Cart program and new bylaw requirements for multi-family complexes and businesses and organizations (including commercial buildings).
Building Operators & Recycling Lightbulbs
April 20, 2016
In Alberta, unlike in BC and Ontario, recycling lightbulbs is not part of our province’s legislation. This is an issue, as bulbs, especially the type used in large commercial buildings (referred to as lamps in this post), contain a large amount of mercury.
Earth Day Recycling Right Tips
April 12, 2016
In honor of Earth Day on April 22, Waste Management encourages businesses to make the biggest impact by getting back to the basics of good recycling. By visiting RecycleOftenRecycleRight.com, individuals can learn how three simple steps will contribute to a greener Earth and make a promise to be a better recycler.
Top 7 Strategies for “Greening” Cities This Earth Day
April 21, 2015
The Building Owners and Managers Association (BOMA) International has issued its “Top 7 Strategies” for commercial real estate professionals to help make cities green. BOMA has committed to helping its members and the industry as a whole improve energy management and sustainability practices.