Green Initiatives

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series of oak trees in a field with sun setting in the background
21
Feb

Creating Sustainable Community Parks

Parks provide a reprieve from the ever-increasing development of cities by incorporating elements of nature in the form of plants and wildlife. However, for all their good appearances, parks are still man-made and can adversely affect the environment. They can disrupt habitats and push out some species of plants that can’t survive in the new setting. Visitors and structures might contribute to more waste down the line as well. With…

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27
Feb

Corporate Social Responsibility: How Bedford Technology Cares for the Environment from Raw Material to Finished Product

Corporate social responsibility is a “newer” term that has recently risen in popularity and importance for both companies and consumers. It’s important because it ensures that company activities are aligned with social, economic and environmental expectations. It includes the deliberate inclusion of public interest into corporate decision-making. Consumers are also interested in companies who participate in corporate social responsibility. In a recent study, it has been reported that 76% of…

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eco experience entrance at the Minnesota State Fair
28
Aug

Wonder what those recycled bottles are made into? State Fair display will tell you

Great article highlighting some of the possibilities of applications using recycled plastic bottles and HDPE back into the environment.  The full article can be found at this link: https://www.startribune.com/wonder-what-those-recycled-bottles-are-made-into-state-fair-display-will-tell-you/441766463/ ...Two years ago, the Port of Duluth-Superior had a problem. Freshwater bacteria were eating its steel ­pilings. Old growth tree lumber was a possible replacement but was hard to get, expensive and would bring maintenance problems of its own. Instead, the…

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30
Jan

Bedford Technology joins U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC)

Bedford Technology is excited to announce that they have joined the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). We are looking forward to our partnership with the USGBC and its' members. The U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) is committed to a prosperous, healthy and sustainable future through cost-efficient and energy-saving green buildings. USGBC works toward its mission of market transformation through its LEED green building certification program, robust educational offerings, a nationwide network…

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