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Turning Waste into Profit: Medical Bags and Parking Lot Curbs

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Waste to profit networks offer business opportunities and challenges. The Deerfield, Illinois-based healthcare company Baxter International was one of the first companies to join the Chicago Waste to Profit Network, a system where local businesses can buy and sell each other's waste. Baxter is a huge multinational company. They've been working on ways to cut down waste here and abroad for years.

Jenni Cawein is the Senior Manager of Environment, Health and Safety for Baxter. Jerome asked her why Baxter joined the Chicago Waste to Profit Network.

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