The Truth About Green Building and Why It Is So Important

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The term “green” has been used a lot in recent years. Why? Well, at the rate we are developing new and exciting projects, the earth has a hard time keeping up. Simply put, the earth cannot sustain our rapid growth. Over time, as we develop more and more, we will run out of natural resources. The very same resources we need to survive. In response to this alarming trend, many companies like Omar’s Environmental have committed to cooperating with the waste management responsibility of green building.

What is Green Building?

The development, operation and demolition of a building plays a large role in natural resource use, energy consumption, overflowing landfills, pollution and greenhouse gas emissions. Green Building is the process of developing structures and applying processes that are environmentally conscious and resource efficient. This includes not only the building or structure being developed but would also aims to preserve the natural environment surrounding it.

Does Green Building Cost More?

The simple fact is, green materials and products can cost a bit more upfront. However, they will save you money in the long run. Energy costs alone will save you huge amounts down the road. Not only that, but green buildings are generally designed to increase operating efficiency, reduce trash and overall pollution. Most importantly they are designed to protect the health of the buildings occupants, therefore increasing productivity.

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The Benefits of Green Building

Green Building has several benefits that range from economic to environmental. Adopting these practices can contribute in the following ways:

  • Reduction of wastage
  • Improving air quality
  • Conservation natural resources
  • Reduction of operating costs
  • Improving productivity
  • Improvement of overall health and comfort

Why Omar’s Environmental has chosen to go Green

Recently, at Omar’s Environmental, we went through a rebranding process. We changed our name to place emphasis on the fact that we are more than a container and bobcat rental service. We are an environmentally focused sustainable waste management and recycling service provider. We are committed to sustainability and we are committed to promoting environmental solutions for your waste removal needs.

For more information about our sustainable waste solutions, contact us today.

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