September 19, 2014 - At BrightFields Inc., seven gardens outside the office have produced 300 pounds of vegetables, and on the roof, 175 solar energy panels have saved the company money on its electric bill.
The solar panels, which have generated about 7,000 kilowatt hours since they were turned on in August, are part of an intentional effort by the company to find ways to be more energy efficient. The environmental services businesses is located in the city on Industrial Drive at a brownfield site that was rehabilitated after a previous life as a landfill.
“We practice what we preach by building on this former landfill,” said Don Short, chief financial officer of Brightfields. read more>>>