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Recycling & Waste Management

Recycling & Waste Management

C&S is constantly working toward minimizing its environmental footprint, including through a commitment to recycling. 

Key items recycled              Total amount in tons kept out of landfills in fiscal year 2016
Office paper 61.2 tons *
Warehouse paper 177.4 tons
Cardboard 17,018 tons**
Plastic shrink wrap 4,022 tons
Wooden pallets 25,300
Food 770+ tons***
Computers and Servers 14 tons
Metal 2,423 tons
 

* Does not include our corporate offices. 
**C&S composts non-edible food at 3 of its distribution locations (in Massachusetts, Connecticut and in Pennsylania.

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