20 Apr '11, 3pm

Disney Parks Reduce Waste by 60 Percent in 2010

Disney Parks Reduce Waste by 60 Percent in 2010

Disney's recent Corporate Citizenship report shows that the company reduced its waste to landfill by 60 percent in its theme parks and resorts, exceeding its own waste-diversion targets. Photo: Disney Disneyland aims to be the happiest place on earth, but it also aspires to send no waste to the landfill. In its Corporate Citizenship report released last month, the Walt Disney Company revealed that last year, it diverted from the landfill 60 percent, or 181,838 tons, of the trash produced at its theme parks and resorts. The Burbank, Calif.-based company has a long-term goal of achieving zero waste to landfill at its parks and resorts. 2010 will be the second consecutive year that Disney exceeded its interim target of diverting its waste by 137,556 tons annually or 50 percent of the total waste its parks generated in 2006. Disney was able to hit its waste reduction goals des...

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