Best known for its brands like Smucker’s Preserves, Folgers, Jif and Milk-Bone, The J.M. Smucker Company recently announced it had achieved the company’s 2020 goal of reducing 95 percent of waste from landfills a year early. One of the key learnings they discovered that other organizations can follow to achieve zero waste is use of a Grind2Energy system—a biodigestion system that turns food waste into methane to offset power usage through a generator Grind2Energy is made by ABC member InSinkerator. In 2018, Grind2Energy helped JM Smucker reduce their carbon emissions by 16 tonnes of carbon dioxide equivalent, the equivalent of 38,328 miles driven, and created 1.3 tons of beneficial fertilizer. More>>