Glenn Sparks of ANEW penned this article for Ken Burkhalter's blog FM and Beyond.
In the world of facilities management (FM), sustainability has evolved from buzzword to essential component.
This article, in the current issue of The Leader, is authored by Glenn Sparks & Rose Tourje of ANEW, with CRE expertise from Ron Burkhardt of NGKF-Los Angeles. You can read it here. The Leader is the bi-monthly magazine of CoreNet Global.
From Impact, the HuffPo Video Community:
From ID DesignWire Daily:
Sometimes a surplus can be a burden. If your office is full of remnants of workplaces past, or if your company is overloaded with excess stock, there are far smarter solutions than just trucking them all
Colin Fanning in Metropolis Mag:
Sustainability is, by now, a well-embedded and highly visible part of public discourse. Buildings that breathe and cities that live are less science fiction than just plain science, and people are becoming more and more conscious of the impact their actions have on increasingly stressed ecosystems.
A colleague's cogent observations regarding lifestyle mindsets:
LEED AP, Director of Sustainability Practices, Asset Network for Education Worldwide (ANEW)
Many of today’s products are made for mass consumption. An unintended side effect of society’s hunger for more is a resulting amount of waste; millions and millions of tons of waste generated every year.
JASPER, Ind.--National Office Furniture, a brand unit of Kimball International, Inc., has released its fourth annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Report which details the company’s commitments in the areas of community and environment.
We were recently featured in this Take Part article:
Every year, about four billion pounds of furniture, carpet, and construction waste gets tossed into landfills . Much of it is still in good working condition, according to a recent report in GOOD.
A great write-up by Tami Carey in itmagazine. Tami is a pioneer in repurposing IP, having resurrected the banner from our old website.
UNITING CORPORATE SOCIAL RESPONSIBILITY WITH ENVIRONMENTAL SUSTAINABILITY
Inside a showroom, a family purchases a sofa for their third home. Outside, a woman walks to her third job so her family can have one home to live in. An office is getting a makeover. Old desks that do not go with the new decor are thrown out of the 5th floor window, splintering into pieces as they hit the pavement. In that same community, schools and organizations don't have desks at all.