August 1 & 2, 2013
Indianapolis | Lafayette, IN
Ei Partners, Friends, and pals traveled to Indianapolis to tour zero-waste facilities at Piazza Produce and Subaru. Ei Partner Heritage Interactive Services (Interactive) hosted the Subaru Automotive of Indiana zero-waste manufacturing-plant tour. The tours substantiated the imperative role on-site MRFs – material recovery facilities – play in profitable recycling programs.
For the first tour, Zero_Waste Warrior Scott Lutocka – Piazza Produce Facility Manager – hosted the Ei group at the only zero-waste foodservice-distribution center in the nation. A PPT overview of Piazza’s zero-waste journey is downloadable below. The following day the group traveled to the Subaru plant in Lafayette where Interactive is responsible for their groundbreaking zero-waste program. The ZWA Blog post, Source-Separation Key to Maximum Recycling PROFITS, is an overview of the tour and the Ei FB album, 08-13 Indy Zero-Waste Tours, gives the pictorial recap.