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Super Bowl Central Achieves 73 Percent Waste Diversion Rate

Article-Super Bowl Central Achieves 73 Percent Waste Diversion Rate

When downtown Phoenix was transformed into Super Bowl Central earlier this month, a lot of waste was produced. However, the vast majority of it never went to the landfill.

The results are in and it looks good for a city with only a 16 percent recycling rate, less than half the national rate. Super Bowl Central was one of the largest events Phoenix has ever hosted and now with the waste sorted out, the city kept 73 percent of event waste out of local landfills.

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