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Waste Management Phoenix Open Achieves ‘Zero Waste’ for Third Year in a Row

Article-Waste Management Phoenix Open Achieves ‘Zero Waste’ for Third Year in a Row

For the third year in a row, officials with the Waste Management Phoenix Open golf tournament said all waste was eliminated from the 2015 outing.

Despite a record-high attendance of 564,368 over the week-long tournament, the 2015 Waste Management Phoenix Open diverted 100 percent of waste away from landfills, according to a recent sustainability report.

Janette Micelli, external communications manager for Waste Management, said achieving a zero waste event was widely important, especially after having more than half a million people in one area for seven days straight.

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