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Monsanto St. Louis Sites Recycle: The Numbers Tell the Story Featured Article

The numbers tell the story.

230 tons.

175 tons.

1,400 tons.

Monsanto’s St. Louis headquarters sites – four major locations in suburban St. Louis – have had programs in place for a number of years to recycle waste materials. These materials come from offices, research laboratories, and facility management areas.

From offices, programs include such things as single-stream desk side pick-up, which is sorted off-site to maximize recycled office material volumes; paper recycling; aluminum can and plastic bottle recycling; and recycling of compostable materials.

From laboratories, there is significant recycling of glass; plastics; solvents; plant/seed wastes; and general non-hazardous/sanitary lab … Full Article »