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In addition to achieving its zero waste goals, the 2016 tournament maintained the previous year’s UL validation, achieving Zero Waste to Landfill Operations with 10% incineration with energy recovery.
Zero Waste Achieved - WM diverted all tournament materials from the landfill through reuse, recycling, composting, or material recovery via waste-to-energy for the 3rd consecutive year.
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2015 marked the fifth annual Waste Management Executive Sustainability Forum held in Scottsdale, Arizona.
Amid a record-breaking crowd, the WMPO achieved 100 percent diversion of waste away from landfills.
With more than 500,000 people attending the WM Phoenix Open, how do you make the event GREEN?
WM introduced progressive initiatives including "greywater" for restroom toilets and Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) trucks for transporting recyclables.
The WM team crafted a comprehensive waste management plan to produce less waste and enhance diversion, successfully exceeding the goal with 87.3% diversion.
The WM team worked with the HMC to increase recycling and
diversion rates from the previous year by managing the waste diversion program from start to finish.
WM’s consultants tracked metrics and introduced a comprehensive food waste composting and recycling program, resulting in an 83% diversion rate at the event.
WM worked with the city of Houston to collect data in preparing the city for next year's Olympic Trials, lead to the prediction that 81.2 % landfill diversion was attainable.
Over 4.28 tons of recyclable materials were collected at the AIA Sandcastle Competition.