Montefiore Medical Center: On-site food waste digestion

Less food to landfill toolkit


(Less food to landfill toolkit) Montefiore partnered with EnviroPure Systems for on-site food waste digestion and process to gray water. Montefiore has diverted almost 250,000 pounds of food waste from the landfill since installing the on-site digester in September 2014. By eliminating the need to haul the organic waste, Montefiore has reduced carbon emissions and saved almost $15,000 in pickup charges, since 2014 installation.


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