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Conagra Brands Honors 2019 Zero Waste Champions on America Recycles Day

Nov 17, 2019 11:08AM
As part of America Recycles Day Nov. 15, Conagra Brands, Inc. honored employee commitment to reducing waste by announcing Zero Waste Champion awards. 

Eleven sites were recognized as Zero Waste Champions "for their efforts to divert more than 95 percent of materials from landfills through recycling and other innovative waste reduction measures," according to a press release.

The Maple Grove location,  located at 10949 91st Ave North, was one of the 11 sites awarded.  Other Minnesota sites include Mankato and Waseca. Globally, sites in Indiana, Illinois, Ontario, Iowa, Mexico, and California were recognized.

"Conagra Brands is committed to reducing waste throughout our operations through recycling and other measures," Conagra Brands Sustainable Development Director Katya Hantel said.  "As we celebrate America Recycles Day, we're proud to honor our Zero Waste Champion facilities and employees who are leading the company's recycling efforts and identifying innovative opportunities to reduce waste at the source."

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