discharged to local waste water treatment plants contribute to
increased levels of BOD (biological oxygen demand), COD (chemical
oxygen demand), TSS (total suspended solids), and O/G (oil and grease).
Food materials discarded into the solid waste stream contribute to odor
and methane generation at disposal facilities.
-- Cutting back on dining overhead cost because there is no purchase or
ongoing replacement cost for trays.
Sodexo's corporate citizenship priorities include fighting hunger and malnutrition, improving the quality of life of our customers and employees, promoting health and wellness, conducting ethical business, and promoting sustainability. Sodexo's food and environmental platform in North America focuses on sourcing and providing locally grown foods, improving nutrition, promoting local economies, energy conservation and carbon reduction, reducing the use of toxic chemicals, integrated waste management and minimizing packaging.
About Sodexo, Inc.
Sodexo, Inc. (http://www.sodexo.com) is a leading integrated food and facilities management services company in the U.S., Canada and Mexico, with $7.3 billion (USD) in annual revenue and 120,000 employees. Sodexo, Inc. serves more than ten million customers daily in corporations, health care, long term care and retirement centers, schools, college campuses, government and remote sites. Sodexo, Inc., headquartered in Gaithersburg, Md., is a member of Sodexo Group, and funds the Sodexo Foundation (http://www.helpstophunger.org), an independent charitable organization that, since its founding in 1999, has made more than $9.2 million in grants to fight hunger in America.
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