06 Feb '12, 6pm

Wow: Kraft Foods Hits Zero Waste at 36 Plants

Wow: Kraft Foods Hits Zero Waste at 36 Plants

Kraft Foods, maker of the iconic Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner and other food and beverage products, announced that 36 of its manufacturing facilities in 13 countries have achieved zero waste, sending no trash to the landfill. Photo: Flickr/srboisvert Kraft Foods , maker of the iconic Kraft Macaroni and Cheese Dinner and other food and beverage products, announced last week that 36 of its manufacturing facilities in 13 countries send no waste to landfill. “We’re waging war on waste, one plant at a time,” said Christine McGrath, Kraft’s vice president of global sustainability, in a statement. “Our strategy is simple: Generate less waste and find new uses for the waste we do produce.” Manufacturing waste makes up 99 percent of the company’s total trash output, which is why Kraft chose to focus on this waste stream, the company said. Kraft, which also owns such brands as N...

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