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Green Business Certification Inc. Introduces TRUE Zero Waste Rating System

September 11th, 2017 | by Andrea Bertoli

The TRUE Zero Waste rating system is a compliment to the LEED green building rating system, and helps businesses and facilities define, pursue and achieve their zero waste goals. TRUE focuses on helping businesses, industrial sectors and schools quantify their performance and find additional ways to move toward zero waste. There are currently 88 certified facilities including Tesla, Microsoft, Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. and more.


USGBC Launches New Online LEED Resource

May 2nd, 2014 | by Guest Contributor

Originally published on Green Building Elements. By Dawn Killough The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) recently launched its new online data visualization [&hellip


50 Top US Mayors Launch Fight For Climate Change Resiliency

June 19th, 2013 | by Silvio Marcacci

More than 50 US mayors and county elected officials have launched the Resilient Communities for America campaign by committing to build stronger communities that can meet their own energy needs and withstand the relentless onslaught of heat waves, floods, droughts, severe storms, and wildfires


World's Tallest Green Building?

November 25th, 2009 | by Zachary Shahan

Taiwan’s Taipei 101 was the tallest building in the world from 2004-2007. Now, it is looking to become the world’s [&hellip



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