West Liberty Foods, L.L.C. announced that its West Liberty, IA, facility has

successfully achieved "landfill free" status. This status was independently

verified and dated December 13, 2012, meaning that West Liberty Foods

achieved their goal of becoming a "landfill free" company within 1 calendar

year. The total waste from its West Liberty facility entering the landfill was less

than 1%.

West Liberty Foods is among the first companies in the United States to have its

"landfill free" claim verified by a third party organization, a major milestone in

the food industry. The company's West Liberty, IA, facility has successfully

diverted over 2 million pounds of annual waste from the local landfill.

West Liberty Foods plans to hold an event celebrating the success in the spring

of 2013 at the facility in West Liberty, Iowa.


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