Sustainability Report: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle

The classic waste minimization hierarchy revolves around “the three Rs”—Reduce, Reuse, Recycle.

We fully embrace the concept of waste minimization across the supply chain—from the way we design our products and run our operations to the end of life of products and packaging materials that we deliver to our customers.


H&M Weaves Product Take-Back Program into New Denim Line


Fashion-giant H&M is bringing new meaning to its clothing collection and recycling efforts through its newest line of clothing hitting stores in February.

#DardenDigest: 5 Things You Shouldn’t Be Throwing Away


The Darden Green Team, our group of self-selected employees who are passionate stewards and advocates of the environment, hosted a successful “Dispose-All Day” last week and with more than two tons of waste collected. The Green Team, which leads the everyday sustainability efforts for our employees, encouraged co-workers to reduce waste and reuse or recycle throughout our Restaurant Support Center (RSC). Then with Darden’s help they take it a step further and allow employees to continue these practices with items from their home at quarterly Dispose-All Day events.

Resolve to Be Green


January 20, 2014 

Author: James Gowen

Have you made any New Year’s Resolutions for 2014? How about resolving to be more environmentally friendly. While keeping any resolution is difficult, creating a quarterly calendar can help. 


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