Target Field is a Major League Baseball stadium in downtown Minneapolis, with 81 home games per year and a capacity of nearly 40,000 seats.
When the Twins switched to all compostable products for the 2015 season, their diversion rate for organics increased from 67% to 78%. This kept 30 additional tons of organic material out of the landfill and caused a net reduction of 26 metric tons of greenhouse gas emissions.
Food scraps are collected throughout the concourse and suites, in addition to back-of-house food prep areas.
Post-game sort minimizes contamination.
Republic Services hauls organics to the Hennepin County Brooklyn Park Transfer Station. From there, organics are sent to The Mulch Store and Full Circle Organics compost facilities.