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Waste Stream Helps Put Wolf Ridge on the Map

August 15, 2022

By Jolene Brink

Jolene is part of the Wolf Ridge marketing team. Her favorite season is the North Shore of Minnesota right about now.

Wolf Ridge has been recognized by Clean Energy Resource Teams for our recent Living Building Challenge certification through International Living Future Institute (ILFI).

“At our center we’re inspiring people through the simple act of living in a building. We’re demonstrating that it’s not just a shelter, not just a place to eat or sleep, it’s a paradigm shift in philosophy”

“We demonstrated that if we went to 100% waste stream fiber, we could actually have a carbon positive outcome. ILFI said if we could do that, they would give us the energy certification, it would be a special scenario and we would be the first in the world to have earned it this way.” ~ Pete Smerud, Wolf Ridge Executive Director

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Learn more about how Wolf Ridge achieved Living Building Certification — the world’s most rigorous standard for green buildings