ConAgra Foods Awards Zero Waste Achievers

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ConAgra Foods Awards Zero Waste Achievers

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Monday, December 10, 2012 - 4:15pm

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ConAgra Foods has awarded 17 of its facilities that have managed to achieve an exceptional environmental milestone by diverting more than 95 percent of solid waste from landfills through recycling and reuse. ConAgra Foods has on the whole achieved a remarkable waste diversion rate of 91 percent in 2012, thanks in large part to these 17 winner facilities.

ConAgra Foods has continued to press forward with its environmental goal of preventing and rescuing food waste. Dr. Al Bolles, executive vice president, Research Quality & Innovation, ConAgra Foods, said: "Keeping food out of landfills is critical to our waste reduction strategy going forward. Our teams are exploring new, creative ways to prevent food from becoming waste and making sure that food gets to the table and not a landfill."

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Vikas is a staff writer for the Sustainable Development news and editorial section on Justmeans. He is an MBA with 20 years of managerial and entrepreneurial experience and global travel. He is the author of "The Power of Money" (Scholars, 2003), a book that presents a revolutionary monetary economic theory on poverty alleviation in the developing world. Vikas is also the official writer for an international social project for developing nations "Decisions for Life" run in collaboration between the ILO, the University of Amsterdam and the Indian Institute of Management.

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