Microsoft new recycling program cuts waste in half

Microsoft has implemented a new recycling program that is helping to cut our Redmond corporate campus waste in half. Launched by our Real Estate & Facilities team, these new sustainable waste-management programs include the following key areas: Changing the tableware, food containers and flatware to more eco-friendly, non-petroleum based compostable products. This has removed from […]

Microsoft has implemented a new recycling program that is helping to cut our Redmond corporate campus waste in half. Launched by our Real Estate & Facilities team, these new sustainable waste-management programs include the following key areas:

  • Changing the tableware, food containers and flatware to more eco-friendly, non-petroleum based compostable products.
    • This has removed from the landfill stream 20,300,000 pieces of cutlery, 18,500,000 plates and bowls, and 22,125,000 cups resulting in a total of 109 tons of plastic each year.

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