World’s largest single commercial property to achieve TRUE Zero Waste Certification

World’s largest single commercial property to achieve TRUE Zero Waste Certification

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Kilroy Realty Corporation’s 350 Mission Street in San Francisco is the world’s largest single commercial property to achieve TRUE Zero Waste certification. 455,340 square feet property has been awarded TRUE Zero Waste Certification at the gold level by the US Green Building Council (USGBC).

TRUE is a Zero Waste Certification system from USGBC that enables facilities to define, pursue and achieve zero waste goals, cut their carbon footprint and support public health. The waste diversion threshold for TRUE Zero Waste certification is 90% and 350 Mission Street achieved 91.9% diversion in addition to meeting other rigorous performance requirements.

Key strategies that enabled 350 Mission to achieve TRUE Zero Waste certification include:

  • Investing in reusable pantry supplies and ordering in bulk
  • Replacing individual desk bins with central waste collection with appropriate signage
  • Developing ongoing education and awareness programs
  • Implementing post-sorting services to further increase occupant diversion rates

Kilroy Realty Corporation (KRC), a publicly traded real estate investment trust and member of the S&P MidCap 400 Index, is one of the West Coast’s premier landlords. The company has over 70 years of experience developing, acquiring and managing office and mixed-use real estate assets. The company provides physical work environments that foster creativity and productivity and serves a broad roster of dynamic, innovation-driven tenants, including technology, entertainment, digital media and health care companies.

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