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A Little Greener - A little Bit at a Time

Thinking about progress on the environmental front, we continue to make progress.
  • We had 2 electronic equipment recycling days - with over 4 tons recycled.
  • Contracts are in place for changes to a recycling service that takes more items - from yogurt cups to wood pallets.
  • We replaced our 2 largest air conditioners at Midtown Commons with a much higher efficiency.
  • Made a commitment to better educate our tenants when they move in, so they can participate at a higher level.
More than just saving money, we want to be a better job taking care of our corner of the world.


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