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January 18, 2024

Sourcing of Raw Materials-Biobased Materials & FSC Wood

Earning LEED points toward the Sourcing of Raw Materials credit is a hard credit for most teams to earn. There are five ways to achieve contributions and Green Badger finds it’s best to use the…

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January 2, 2024

Unlocking Wellness: The Playful Pursuit of Hobbies for a Happier You

In our fast-paced lives, we often find ourselves caught up in the chaos, neglecting a crucial aspect of our well-being—hobbies. Participating in your favorite hobby can have a positive effect on your mental wellness. These…

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December 20, 2023

How to Easily Start a Sustainability Committee

Developing a sustainability committee is useful in achieving a company’s ESG goals. ESG–an acronym for environmental, social and governance–serves as a structured system for assessing  how a company’s activities and policies affect sustainability and ethics….

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November 29, 2023

Getting Subcontractors Involved in ESG

This is part three of our ESG blog series, and we will discuss how subcontractor participation influences ESG tracking and reporting. The steps described in this post should be considered after you’ve already gotten a…

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November 21, 2023

WELL and ESG – Investing in Employees and Communities to Impact the Bottom Line

In today’s ever-changing business world, the ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) framework has become increasingly important. As we pay more attention to ESG, one crucial element stands out: the need to share information about how…

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November 2, 2023

ESG Implementation

Once your company has a firm grasp on fundamental ESG metrics, it’s time to turn your attention to aspects that may require extra effort to collect and manage effectively. In our previous ESG blog, we…

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October 4, 2023

Empowering Subcontractors for LEED Success:  The Challenge of Training and Support

As part of our subcontractor series, we’re rolling out the third blog post on this important topic. Other blogs in this series are The Vital Role of Subcontractors in LEED Projects and Unlocking the Key…

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September 18, 2023

Sourcing Raw Materials – Extended Producer Responsibility Programs

The environmental impacts of landfill waste are rapidly escalating, and the building industry is a major contributor responsible for adding millions of tons of construction and demolition debris each year. To help counter this, there…

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August 30, 2023

Advancing Construction Decarbonization 2023 Conference Recap

In an era where the urgency for sustainable practices is paramount, the second annual Advancing Construction Decarbonization Conference shone as a beacon of ingenuity and insight. Spanning from July 31 to August 2, in the…

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August 21, 2023

Composting 101: A “How to” Guide

In a world where sustainability is more crucial than ever, simple yet impactful actions can make all the difference. Enter composting – a powerful practice that not only reduces waste but also enriches our gardens,…

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August 10, 2023

Streamlining Sustainability: How Green Badger Enhances Your WELL Journey

Lauren Breckenridge, LEED APSustainability Associate at Green Badger In an age when sustainability and human well-being are at the forefront of global concerns, the construction industry faces significant challenges in reducing its environmental impact and…

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July 13, 2023

Listen While you Work (Vol 2): Podcast Interviews

Green Badger is always looking to spread the word about green construction compliance easier and more efficient. While we have a bunch of resources including ebooks, webinars, and cheat sheet that you can read or…