New Seasons Declared Zero-Waste Company

PORTLAND, Ore. — New Seasons Market here, which operates 12 stores, announced that a third party analysis shows that the retailer diverts 92% of its waste away from area landfills, effectively making it a “zero-waste company.”

The analysis was performed by Portland State University’s Community Environmental Services. According to the Zero Waste International Alliance, any organization with a waste diversion rate greater than 90% is considered zero waste.

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