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Sustainable Food Trade Association Reports Member Companies Are Expanding Sustainability Efforts

March 1, 2013: 12:00 AM EST
Organic food companies are adopting sustainability initiatives, including use of less energy, creation of less waste, reduction of carbon footprints, and donation to the community, according to the Sustainable Food Trade Association. Review of SFTA members’ sustainability reports revealed 100 percent have focused on organic agriculture by selling or producing organic products. Also, member companies are adopting efficiency to reduce energy use, with 37 percent of members saying they have invested in onsite renewable energy generation. Waste diversion rates from landfill rose to 76 percent, while 85 percent of members said they have invested in tracking and integrating carbon management into their operations.
"Sustainable Food Trade Association Releases Its First Annual Sustainability Report", Sustainable Food Trade Association, March 01, 2013, © Sustainable Food Trade Association
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