SAFEWAY TEST IS REDUCING TONNAGE OF SOLID WASTE

PORTLAND, Ore. (FNS) -- A pilot program that converts produce waste into garden and farming mulch has helped supermarkets in the Portland division of Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., reduce their solid-waste tonnage.Safeway spokeswoman Brigit Flanagan confirmed the retailer's participation in the pilot, but declined to provide details until the program is applied regionally.At the supermarkets, produce

PORTLAND, Ore. (FNS) -- A pilot program that converts produce waste into garden and farming mulch has helped supermarkets in the Portland division of Safeway, Pleasanton, Calif., reduce their solid-waste tonnage.

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