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Three of America’s iconic landmarks are leading the way toward eliminating landfill waste from all national parks.

As part of their centennial celebration, Yosemite, Grand Teton and Denali National Parks will be part of a pilot program with Subaru – the first automotive plant to recycle 99.99% of its waste.

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The National Parks Conservation Association said the three parks are already diverting 42% of their 16.6 million pounds of trash from landfills through recycling and composting. The plan is to study Subaru’s practices to further reduce the amount of waste generated by the parks, its concessioners and visitors.

Over the years, Subaru has shared its zero landfill techniques with hundreds of businesses, schools and organizations to help them reach their own zero landfill goals.

(READ more at NPCA) – Photo: toddwendy

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