Category: Guardian Green

Guardian is proud to practice green business throughout the year, but each April we take it a step further by encouraging communities to apply creative strategies to reduce their environmental impact. In April we partnered with Green Mountain Energy to promote PGE’s Renewable Power Program at Guardian Communities throughout Oregon. The environmental impact of this… read more »

April is Green Awareness month here at Guardian. We challenge you to seek out fresh green practices whether that is at your apartment community, your work place, or home! Follow along with our Weekly Initiatives below or come up with your own ways to promote green programs with residents and staff alike! Week 1 |… read more »

Each year Guardian communities celebrate Green Awareness Month, dedicated to educating ourselves and our residents about all the ways we can reduce our impact on the environment. We found that many of our managers were able to make a huge impact in very small ways, like installing energy efficient light bulbs in apartment homes and… read more »

In celebration of Earth Day (April 22), Guardian is once again hosting our annual Green Awareness Month starting April 1! We’re asking Guardian communities near and far to take steps, however small, to make their community a more environmentally friendly place to live. Last year our communities did amazing things like help their residents sign… read more »

During our annual Green Awareness Month our Portland-area communities were able to take advantage of an innovative Portland General Electric program focused on increasing use of renewable power. The Renewable Power Program gives PGE customers the choice of several different renewable energy options to receive their power from. The program keeps Oregon green by decreasing the… read more »

Fort Branch at Truman’s Landing | Austin, TX Our team at Fort Branch at Truman’s Landing deserves a big shout out for their leadership in the greater Austin community’s green efforts! A City of Austin ordinance currently requires ownership to enforce recycling programs at multifamily communities in the city. At Fort Branch, this translated into… read more »

While GRES already established our extensive Guardian Green Checklist, one month a year we like to renew our committment to environmental friendliness by celebrating Green Awareness Month. Guardian communities were encouraged to take on special projects around their community surrounding weekly themes like Reduce, Reuse, Recycle, Energy Conservation, and Buy Local Week. Several communities across… read more »