Green Knights


Green Knight Spotlight: Melissa Jones

Making a building or facility environmentally friendly isn’t easy. It takes a substantial amount of extra work in addition to the regular responsibilities that building managers and engineers already have. Also, it can be difficult for employees to know exactly what words like “sustainability” and “green” practically mean for their projects and what their priorities should be in forming their environmental goals.

Leading the charge to aid CB Richard Ellis (CBRE) managers who feel overwhelmed by environmental requirements and regulations are the Green Knights, a group of volunteers who dedicate time to assist facilities in their efforts to go green and to meet CBRE Sustainability standards. Through familiarity with CBRE’s ever-increasing library of resources and by accessing a nationwide network of property – level experiences, the Green Knights put those with valuable green experience in touch with others seeking help and advice regarding multiple environmental issues, such as LEED certification, energy efficiency, or universal waste recycling.

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Green Spotlight

Top Recyclers

Name Waste
Hilmar Reyes
CB Richard Ellis
23053.20 lbs
Cindy Gibbs
Wells REIT or VAF / CB Richard Ellis
18092.40 lbs
John Vander Veen
13544.90 lbs
Michael Luciano
CB Richard Ellis
11948.50 lbs
J. Steve Coronado
CB Richard Ellis
10379.80 lbs

Top Recycling Facilities

Facility Waste
East Windsor, NJ
358992.00 lbs
Atlanta, Ga
104321.00 lbs
CB Richard Ellis
Boston, MA
94840.00 lbs
CB Richard Ellis
Westminster, CO
93600.00 lbs
CB Richard Ellis
Atlanta, GA
74520.00 lbs



Other Success Stories

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Trammell Crow Company, Washington, D.C. Special Recognition Award

The Trammell-Crow Company Commits to Recycle Fluorescent Lamps

Facts Show How and Why Bulb Recycling Plan Works