Multiple Campus Revitalization
Since 2016, Green Standards’ partnership with GM has diverted 5,000+ tons of surplus furniture from landfill while making in-kind donations of more than $900,000 to nearly 100 non-profits through the sustainable decommission of multiple corporate campuses in Michigan, spanning millions of square feet.
North America & Europe
While in the process of moving global headquarters to a new Seattle campus, Expedia Group partnered with Green Standards to sustainably decommission 600,000 square feet of offices across multiple buildings in the Puget Sound region. The success of these projects lead to our work with Expedia Group internationally and has made in-kind donations of furniture to more than 100 non-profits, while diverting 100% of their surplus inventory from landfill.
US & Canada
North America-wide Program
Adobe looks to Green Standards to responsibly manage all of its excess office furniture, equipment and supplies. By prioritizing donation, Adobe has been able to generate more than $700,000 worth of in-kind donation to date with a landfill diversion rate of 97%.
Corporate Headquarters Revitalization
While revitalizing the GP Center’s 520,000 square feet of office space, Georgia-Pacific partnered with Green Standards to manage and plan the sustainable office decommission of 700+ tons of furniture and equipment. The multi-phase project achieved 95% landfill diversion while providing in-kind donations to 50+ non-profits in Metro Atlanta.
PNC and Green Standards’ partnership has sustainably decommissioned and diverted more than 1,400 tons of no longer needed furniture from dozens of corporate offices and branches across the US. Schools and non-profit organizations benefited from the office furniture redistribution program where these in-kind donations revitalize classrooms, reduce waste and help the environment.
United Airlines partners with Green Standards in Houston to responsibly decommission 14 floors of offices. Our managed program diverted 99% of 728 tons handled. Through a strategic combination of resale, recycling and donation efforts, United generated $278,779 worth of in-kind donations to 18 local non-profits.
OMERS was consolidating 3 offices into a single newly constructed tower. As part of the transition, they partnered with Green Standards to responsibly decommission 400,000 square feet of office space, to ensure excess furniture and equipment would be kept out of landfill and channeled into local communities.
As part of an ongoing strategy to green its corporate real estate footprint, TELUS‘ selected Green Standards as its national partner. Since 2013, we’ve collaborated on more than a dozen projects across Canada. In 2016, our project together won the Corporate Citizen Award at CoreNet Global’s REmmy Gala.
With multiple office transitions planned, Marathon Oil partnered with Green Standards to resell, recycle and donate no longer needed furniture, fixtures and equipment. Together, we achieved 100% landfill diversion and redistributed more than $200,000 worth of furniture and equipment local to their offices.