Gallery: Frito-Lay Plant in Arizona Approaches Net Zero Energy


Frito-Lay and its parent company PepsiCo probably aren’t the first companies that come to mind when you think about green businesses, but with the unveiling of Frito-Lay’s new facility in Arizona, the company just took a big step towards bolstering its green cred. The Casa Grande plant is ‘near net zero,’ meaning that it will be mostly run on renewable energy sources, like solar power. Additionally, the facility will be water efficient, recycling and reusing most of its own water, and the plant will divert most of its waste from local landfills.

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1 Comment

  1. Green Joy October 7, 2011 at 3:45 am

    Snack food companies aren’t exactly the poster-children of green and sustainable technology, so I was really surprised and pleased when I read this article. It really is a positive development in the manufacturing industry which needs to be copied by more corporations.

    Juan Miguel Ruiz (Going Green)

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