Georgia-Pacific Blue Sky Project | Furniture Donations
While revitalizing the GP Center’s 500,000 square feet of office space, Georgia-Pacific partnered with Green Standards to sustainably decommission 600 tons of office furniture and equipment, while providing in-kind donations to 50+ non-profits in Metro Atlanta, including the Salvation Army.
See more from Georgia-Pacific’s sustainability efforts here.
United – Eco-Skies | Surplus Furniture into Community Donation
When United Airlines moved employees to their new Corporate Support Center in Houston, they partnered with Green Standards to responsibly decommission 360,000 square feet of office space, to ensure their excess furniture and equipment would be kept out of landfill and channeled into local communities.
See more from United here.
Turning Waste Into Change – OMERS Donates Furniture
In the Fall of 2017, 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.
See more from OMERS here.
General Motors Transforms Its Campuses and Its Communities
As General Motors revitalizes three main offices in the Detroit area, it partnered with Green Standards to keep tens of thousands of pieces of furniture and equipment in use, while creating $1 million worth of in-kind donation to 100 non-profits.
Watch the videos and follow the link for the full transformation story.
TELUS & Green Standards’ National Partnership
Since 2011, TELUS and Green Standards have partnered to decommission office spaces across the country. The partnership has resulted in more than 800 metric tonnes diverted from landfill and more than $350,000 worth of in-kind donations to non-profit organizations.
To learn more, see TELUS’ Sustainability Report on their website.
Boys & Girls Club Transforms Its Workspace
St. Alban’s Boys and Girls Club transformed their admin offices, computer lab and pantry space with the help of Green Standards’ donation program. Here’s what they had to say.
How It Works: A Circular Economy-Inspired Solution
Green Standards offers corporations and other large organizations a turnkey, sustainable approach to office decommissioning. By combining resale, recycling and local donation into a single managed program, Green Standards makes it simple and cost-effective to keep nearly 100% of your assets out of the landfill and in use.
Testimonial: Sketch | Furniture Donation
Sketch Expands its Office Space with Help from Green Standards.
Testimonial: March of Dimes | Furniture Donation
March of Dimes receives furniture donations facilitated by Green Standards. This allows March of Dimes to enhance their facility while saving thousands of dollars that can be channeled into their programming and improve their day to day operations.
Testimonial: Transforming Faces | Furniture Donation
Green Standards works with large corporations to repurpose and recycle their no-longer-needed office equipment. Here’s what one charity had to say about the value of items donated by Green Standards’ clients.