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NEWS BRIEF: State Farm Arena moves closer to being a zero-waste venue

Recycling program a win!

59812 Philips Arena
Photo credit: Courtesy State Farm Arena
At least 1,033,716 pounds of waste produced at State Farm Arena events during the course of 2021 got diverted from landfills, management announced on Monday. On any given day, the venue redirected an average of 90 percent of its garbage, compared to just 10 percent in 2019. The accumulated material ended up being recycled, donated, composted or reused. 11alive.com