ClimateWise

Since 2009, the Food Bank for Larimer County has partnered with the City of Fort Collins' ClimateWise program to reduce greenhouse gas emissions in our community by promoting waste reduction, energy savings, alternative transportation and water conservation.

2012 GREEN SCORECARD

  • 54,077 Pounds of Food Scraps Composted
  • 78,420 Pounds of Single-Stream Recycling
  • 20,840 Pounds of Bread Recycled
  • 73,287 Pounds of Cardboard Recycled
  • Over 48.7% of all the food distributed at the Food Bank came from local sources - specifically from local grocers and farms
  • 16 out of 34 employees participated in a 6-month bike to work program and logged 3371.4 miles
  •  6.24 million pounds of food were diverted from the landfill

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