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by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 09, 2021
Through the Better Buildings, Better Plants Waste Reduction Pilot, DOE is working with organizations across all sectors to determine the appropriate metrics, goals, and opportunities to reduce waste. By reducing waste, organizations strengthen their competitiveness and sustainability while...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Mar 25, 2021
In a recent peer exchange, Better Buildings partners in the healthcare and pharmaceutical sectors discussed challenges and solutions related to waste reduction and diversion in the medical field. Hosted by the DOE Waste Reduction Pilot team, the event brought together over a dozen participants...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jul 09, 2020
As a participant in the U.S. Department of Energy’s Waste Reduction Pilot, Sprint (now part of T-Mobile) has committed to tracking its waste reduction progress along with energy performance for the Better Buildings Challenge. As part of its expanded sustainability goals in 2019, Sprint committed...
by Better Buildings Beat Team on Jun 21, 2020
Healthcare energy efficiency was a popular topic throughout this year’s Better Buildings Summit. To kick off the four-day Virtual Leadership Symposium, Associate Professor Dr. Joseph Allen of Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health highlighted the importance of promoting human health and...