Sustainability and Prairie Farms
“As dairy producers, we understand how important it is that we do everything we can to care for the land in order to ensure it sustains future generations.”–Ed Mullins, CEO, Prairie Farms
What is sustainability?
At Prairie Farms, sustainability is a commitment to producing, processing and delivering dairy products in a manner that improves the state of our land, the lives of our employees, our animals, our communities, our partners and our consumers. Sustainability means reducing, reusing and recycling at every single stage of the production and distribution process.
According to the U.S. Congress, “the term sustainable agriculture means an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will, over the long term:
Prairie Farms and Hiland Dairy 2020 Sustainability FACTS
Corporate Social Responsibility
Community Service and Volunteering
Over $220,000 through Our Caps Your Cause
Completed 10 Energy Saving Projects:
138,248 kWh of Electricity Saved
Water Saving Projects:
Reduced Consumption by 6.8 Million Gallons of Water
Saving equivalent to about 62 American families' average water use for a year.
43,511,896 Pounds of Material Recycled in 2020
150 tons of Material a Month Diverted From Landfills