Providence, RI (PRWEB) April 24, 2014
Waste Management, Inc. recently announced Gilbane Building Company as a recipient of the Sustainability Circle of Excellence Award for environmental achievement. This award is presented to the top customers in the construction industry who have achieved outstanding sustainability milestones during the planning and building phases of their projects. Only the top five percent of companies, as determined by Waste Management’s innovative Diversion and Recycling Tracking Tool (DART®), are considered for this distinction.
“This is the second time that Gilbane Building Company has received this award for diversion and recycling at their construction projects,” said David Steiner, President & CEO for Waste Management. “They are a testament to green building practices, and we look forward to seeing their progress into the future.”
“As we celebrate Earth Week 2014, this recognition from Waste Management is a great honor and serves to reinforce Gilbane’s long term commitment to sustainability and meeting our Corporate 75% construction waste recycling requirements established by Tom Gilbane in 2005,” notes Mark Winslow, Environmental Solutions Executive and task force leader of the Sustainability Council.
Gilbane Building Company continues to maintain a long-standing commitment to environmental responsibility and sustainable practices through their in-house Sustainability Council. As part of this commitment, the council is responsible for collecting and disseminating information regarding the latest technologies, policies and actions relating to sustainability and Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED®), Green Globes and other rating systems.
About Gilbane Building Company
Gilbane provides a full slate of construction and facilities-related services – from pre-construction planning and integrated consulting capabilities to comprehensive construction management, close-out and facility management services – for clients across various markets. Founded in 1873 and still a privately held, family-run company, Gilbane has more than 50 office locations around the world. For more information, visit http://www.gilbaneco.com.