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Recycling/Waste Management

Waste is an unfortunate byproduct of any large industrial facility. Efficient and proper waste management provides financial, as well as economic, benefits. The Metropolitan Airports Commission is dedicated to protecting the environment and conserving resources for future generations.

Sustainability Challenges

Over 40 million travelers pass through the Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport (MSP) in a given year. In addition, airline tenants and the Metropolitan Airports Commission (MAC) together employ many thousands of workers, all of whom generate waste in the course of their activities.  Managing waste at MSP is a formidable challenge but is also a significant opportunity for the MAC to manage waste in an efficient manner to minimize its impact to the environment.

Back-of-House Waste Videos

Fortunately, the MAC has developed a robust program to compost and recycle as much as we can. The following "Back of the House" video -- translated into several languages -- helps employees quickly and easily sort organics, recycling and trash to keep our waste streams clean:

To learn more about sustainabilitry at the MAC and MSP, click here