IESI Corporation

IESI Corporation

September 14, 2011 15:07 ET

Media Alert-IESI NY Corporation to Donate "Composting Services" at Upcoming City Harvest Event in Brooklyn, in Support of the Local Community and New York's First Food Rescue Organization

NEW YORK, NEW YORK--(Marketwire - Sept. 14, 2011) - IESI NY CORPORATION, a Progressive Waste Solutions company, one of North America's largest full-service waste management providers, is proud to support New York's non-profit City Harvest, and their fundraiser event, The Brooklyn Local, on Saturday, September 17th.

"We are happy to support City Harvest. Their food rescue model makes sense and is based on the sound ideas of conserving resources and feeding the hungry, which is so needed at a time like this," said IESI NY spokesperson Christopher Balfe. "IESI will provide composting services to The Brooklyn Local, a 360 approach to being responsible and sustainable citizens."

What: IESI NY CORPORATION will donate composting services, as part of its commitment to the local community and to New York's non-profit City Harvest's upcoming event, The Brooklyn Local.
Over 75 artisanal vendors will be at the event to showcase the best of Brooklyn food and raise funds for City Harvest.
While IESI NY Corporation will be hard at work at the City Harvest event to recover waste, it will also have a booth to educate attendees about the importance of composting.
City Harvest, NYC's first food rescue organization, feeds over 300,000 hungry New Yorkers each week. Entrance to the event costs $5. Children under 5 are free. For tickets and information visit
When: Saturday, September 17 from 11:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: 26 New Dock Street, Brooklyn
The Tobacco Warehouse
Nearby The Brooklyn Bridge Park
Who: The public and media are invited to learn more about IESI NY Corporation's environmental organics services and will be available for interviews.

Contact Information

  • IESI NY Corporation
    Christopher Balfe
    (212) 268-1322

    Residential Food Waste Recycling Pilot Program
    (Service Provided by IESI NY Corporation)
    Laura Rosenshine
    (212) 268-1322