Food-Waste Program at Publix Ends

Publix Super Markets ended a food-waste-recycling program that used an alternative recycling technology on March 14 at 85 of its stores in South Florida.

LAKELAND, Fla. — Publix Super Markets here ended a food-waste-recycling program that used an alternative recycling technology on March 14 at 85 of its stores in South Florida.

The program concluded after the chain’s recycling partner, Organic Recovery, Pompano Beach, Fla., suspended service at the stores, said Maria Brous, director of media and community relations for Publix.

“A tough economy did not allow the partnership to continue,” added Brous, who declined to discu

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