Nebraska Hy-Vee stores recycle food waste

Nebraska Hy-Vee stores recycle food waste

Twenty-five Hy-Vee stores in Nebraska have begun turning organic waste into compost, biogas and animal feed through a partnership with Sanimax.

Started as a pilot in March with two stores in Omaha, the program encompasses excess fruits and vegetables, bakery products, solid dairy products and floral clippings.

Hy-Vee plans to sell the compost as well as use it at stores that have community gardens.

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