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Whole Foods Market Laurelhurst

About

logoWhole Foods Market is a leader in the natural and organic foods industry and America’s first national certified organic grocer. The Whole Foods Market motto, “Whole Foods, Whole People, Whole Planet”™ captures the company’s mission to find success in customer satisfaction and wellness, employee excellence and happiness, enhanced shareholder value, community support and environmental improvement.

Achievements

Gold Certification

  • Whole Foods Market Laurelhurst has a waste diversion rate of over 73%.
  • They compost and recycle comingled recyclables and glass, as well as collecting additional items for recycling such as plastic film and rigid plastic.
  • Whole Foods Market Laurelhurst recycled more rigid plastic in 2012 than any other Whole Foods Market in the region.
  • In 2012, Whole Foods Market Laurelhurst donated $198,252 [≈ Initial seat price on Virgin Galactic suborbital flight] worth of food to non-profit organizations in their community (an average of $542 [≈ Basic iPad, 2011] dollars per day!).

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Compost giveaway

Location

2825 E Burnside St Portland OR 97214
503-232-6601
http://www.wholefoodsmarket.com/stores/laurelhurst