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Environmental Benefits of Food Waste Disposers

Still Sending Your Leftovers to a Landfill?

Each year in the United States, millions of tons of food waste is trucked to landfills. Once there, it quickly decomposes and produces methane, an environmentally harmful greenhouse gas that is at least 21 times more harmful than CO2.

While composting provides one approach to tackling America's food waste management challenge, it isn't always practical for today's busy lifestyle.

Fortunately, food waste disposers provide a convenient and environmentally friendly alternative to transporting leftovers to landfills. Plus, capable wastewater treatment plants can even recycle food scraps into energy and fertilizer.

Help put waste in its proper place with environmentally responsible food waste disposers.

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The Wisdom of Crowds: Understanding the Environmental Benefits and Footprint of Food Waste Disposers

In today's world, food waste disposers can be considered an environmental appliance, much like ENERGY STAR-rated refrigerators and laundry machines. Acknowledging the wisdom of crowds, disposers are now sold in over 100 countries worldwide, based on decades of research and widespread use that support the essential role disposers play in diverting food waste from collection trucks, landfills, and incinerators.