Company diverts 1 million pounds of recyclables from landfills

Catering company Affairs to Remember Caterers, has diverted one million pounds — 500 tons of recoverable materials from Georgia landfills through sustainability program Zero Waste Zones.

Sponsored by Council Member Felicia Moore District 9, the City of Atlanta officially proclaimed Nov. 11 as “Affairs to Remember Caterers Day” in recognition of the impact and leadership the milestone demonstrates.

Affairs to Remember reached this milestone primarily through recycling, composting and food bank donations. All part of Legacy Green, the company’s sustainability program.

Council Member Moore read the Proclamation at a National Restaurant Association event re-launching the Zero Waste Zones program in Atlanta. Affairs to Remember Caterers’ General Manager Richard Wilner accepted the proclamation.

Zero Waste Zone’s goal is to teach business owners how to minimize waste. Affairs to Remember is Atlanta’s first Zero Waste Zone caterer.

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