Starrett-Lehigh, NYC

For buildings that house diverse businesses, it can be a challenge to promote building-wide, sustainable waste management. Starrett Lehigh— a 2.3 million sq ft commercial building, is doing this through strong tenant collaboration and innovation.An eco-team has been established at the block-wide building to reduce waste generation and encourage the separation of organic waste by all tenants. In partnership with Vokashi, the compost service, the group. has distributed bins to promote the voluntary separation of organic waste. See Case Study pdf.