This article discusses Kraft Foods' different waste reduction and waste to energy initiatives found at several facilities located in the United States and Canada. The company set a goal to reduce net waste from manufacturing plants by 15% by 2011, but they have exceed that and reduced their net waste by 30%. Some of the waste reduction strategies that the company is utilizing include recycling and anaerobic digestion. Kraft's ambitions of reducing their waste to zero by using recycling and AD will not only be beneficial to the environment, but will also benefit the company by reducing waste disposal and energy costs.
Anne Marie Mohan
July 13, 2010