b'Maryland WetlandsOur Commitment To ProtectingOur Natural ResourcesYou could say our environmentalFor us, stewardship is protecting responsibility started with thethe environment, ensuring theHere are some of our stewardship understanding of reuse andwell-being of our associates,successes that move us toward fulfilling recycle, a lesson Frank Perdueproviding for the welfare of theour Vision: To be the most trusted learned from his father andanimals in our care, living upname in food and agriculture as we founder of Perdue Farms to our civic responsibilities andnavigate into our second century.Arthur Perdue.generating earnings for the future Solar panels power our LEEDof our company. Its the real driverPlatinum-certified corporateArthur Perdue was known for our efforts. offices and a feed mill, surroundedfor saving the leather from hisby pollinator habitatold shoes to make hinges for Through our environmental chicken house doors. So, reusingstewardship scorecard, we have All of our poultry farmers haveand recycling are nothing new established aggressive goals fornutrient-management plans for theirfor Perdue!reductions in greenhouses gases,farm and have done so for more thanwater use and solid waste by 202310 yearsThat understanding of theand are committed to reporting Weve recycled more than 70 millionimportance of being frugal andour progress. pounds of nitrogen and 46 millionmaximizing the available life of allpounds of phosphorus from poultryresources has evolved into onelitter, moving approximatelyof our companys core values:50 % of that material out of thestewardship.Chesapeake Bay watershedENVIRONMENT 62'