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Sprouts Expands Food Waste Diversion Program to Meet Calif. Organics Recycling Regulations

To comply with the State of California’s new organics recycling regulations, Sprouts Farmers Market has expanded its food waste diversion program. The program aims to reduce food waste by diverting produce, dairy, bakery, bulk, deli and juice bar items that cannot be sold or donated and converting it into compost or nutritional animal feed.

Supermarket News has more details:

Sprouts Farmers Market has expanded its food waste diversion program to meet new California requirements on organics recycling, it was announced Monday.

Quest Resource Holding Corp. designed and deployed an organics recycling program at all 86 of Sprouts’ California stores, ahead of new mandatory commercial organics recycling regulations that take effect on Jan. 1.

The program reduces food waste by diverting produce, dairy, bakery, bulk, deli and juice bar items that cannot be sold or donated, and converting it into nutritional animal feed additives or compost.


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