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Danone North America Achieves Zero waste-to-landfill Goal at N.J. Plant

June 5, 2019

Via: Waste360

Danone North America announced that its plant in Bridgeton, N.J., has become the first of its manufacturing locations in the U.S. to achieve zero waste-to-landfill status. Danone said the journey involves a constant evaluation to optimize the choice and usage of materials and a strong commitment to eliminating waste, not just treating it. Danone North America defines zero waste to landfill as follows:

  • Less than 1 percent of non-hazardous waste is disposed to landfill.
  • No hazardous waste is sent to landfill.
  • Incineration without energy recovery is prohibited, except for hazardous waste disposal as required by law.
  • Less than 50 percent of waste is processed into a fuel source.

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