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Hitting Zero-Waste Goals Said to Save Money, Help Companies Grow Their Business

Companies have a major financial incentive to achieve zero waste. In fact, says Eric Lombardi, executive director of Eco-Cycle International, "Waste equals wasted cash."

An example: Unilever North America, which achieved 100 percent zero-waste-to-landfill at all dedicated distribution centers in North America earlier this year, said zero waste resulted in cost savings of more than $1.9m.

As firms increasingly see the value of the circular economy as a way to increase competitiveness, new product development and overall sales, achieving zero waste can help companies grow their business.

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An example: Unilever North America, which achieved 100 percent zero-waste-to-landfill at all dedicated distribution centers in North America earlier this year, said zero waste resulted in cost savings of more than $1.9m.

As firms increasingly see the value of the circular economy as a way to increase competitiveness, new product development and overall sales, achieving zero waste can help companies grow their business.

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