Sustainability quick wins, news, and notes from ecoPreserve.
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December 28, 2017
Last July, China announced severe restrictions on solid waste imports.
This edition will look into the impact of China's recycling ban and explore positive next steps.  Quick Wins consider simple, practical approaches to greener landscaping with less lawn. 
Resource Lifecycle

What happens when China rejects the world's recycling?

Smart Cities

7 urban innovations promote bicycle use


Solid Waste Management brings greener skies

Quick Wins

The water-wisdom of xeriscaping

We have posted two questions online at SurveyMonkey to learn what is being recycled at different types of workplace. Please consider participating! 

Responses are confidential. You won't be asked for your name, email, or workplace name. Compiled results will be posted in the next issue of Sharing Sustainability. Thanks to all who participate.
News & Notes 

In its December 15 program, WMFE 90.7FM Intersection delved into the State of Sustainability. Participants included Chris Castro (Director of Sustainability, City of Orlando) Clayton Louis Ferrara, (Executive Director, IDEAS for Us), and Ken LaRoe (Founder and CEO of First GREEN Bank).

WMFE recorded the discussion, which can be streamed for online listening.

Sarah Hamoui, a Sustainability Specialist at ecoPreserve, recently earned Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) Accredited Professional (AP) status. This accreditation, awarded by the US Green Building Council (USGBC) focuses on Building Design and Construction (BD+C).

Sarah is the fifth ecoPreserve team member to add LEED AP BD+C to their list of credentials.
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