organic waste



Environmentally conscientious communities across the country are seeking our help with sustainable solutions for their organics, which includes food and yard waste. The good news is that organics are highly biodegradable and can be recycled at our compost facilities — benefiting our planet and business.

Cotton for Cattle: Recycling Organic Waste Into Feed Stock

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Gildan recycles almost all of the organic waste from its yarn spinning operations into bales or briquettes used as feedstock for local cattle.  The cotton waste gets recycled into nutritious food for cows.  Click here to view our infographic.  

Feeding Those in Need – Republic Services’ Los Angeles Food Waste and Recovery Program


Hunger in America is a striking epidemic. According to the USDA Economic Research Service and Feeding America, one in every six people face hunger in our country. A shocking 20.6 percent of households with children are food insecure.

Sodexo Teams Worldwide Get Into ‘WasteLESS Day’

Global efforts to reduce organic and non-organic waste help celebrate UN World Food Day
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GAITHERSBURG, Md., October 16, 2012 /3BL Media / PRNewswire – Sodexo has chosen the United Nations World Food Day to be its ‘WasteLESS Day’.  On 16 October, Sodexo will rally around its ‘WasteLESS Day’ (a waste reduction day awareness campaign) worldwide as a contribution to efforts to reduce both organic and non-organic waste.

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