20 May '11, 11am

Green Dentist in Marin Lands LEED Rating for Pediatric Practice

Green Dentist in Marin Lands LEED Rating for Pediatric Practice

A dentist specializing in kids' teeth has received the first LEED rating for a private pediatric practice in the latest boost for the green dentistry movement. Dr. Gila C. Dorostkar , whose office is located the town of Greenbrae in California's Marin County, is now aiming for GreenDOC certification from the Eco-Dentistry Association as an environmentally friendly dental practice. GreenBiz readers are familiar with the green dentistry movement thanks to Ina Pockrass , a speaker at this year's State of Green Business Forum in presentations in San Francisco, Chicago and Washington, D.C. Pockrass and her husband, Fred, a dentist in Berkeley, Calif., opened the first green dental practice in the U.S. and founded the Eco-Dentistry Association. The industry group, which has about 600 members, awarded its first certifications last year. Dorostkar, a member of the organization, ha...

Full article: http://www.greenbiz.com/blog/2011/05/19/green-dentist-mar...

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5 Reasons Why GRI is the New LEED

5 Reasons Why GRI is the New LEED

triplepundit.com 19 May '11, 8pm

As if that weren’t enough, GRI has one additional reason it’s set apart from the crowd – one that’s particularly important...