Pigs Are Eating Las Vegas’ Casino Leftovers and It’s Saving the Planet

Las Vegas is known to be the city of excess, but after the party, someone has to clean up. And, in Vegas, that means figuring out how to deal with an overwhelming abundance of food waste.

MGM Resorts International, which owns most of the Vegas strip, has been trying to rebrand itself as sustainable. Their efforts seem to be working: in 2018, the U.S. EPA recognized their food recovery efforts by awarding them with a Food Recovery Challenge Award.

But can Vegas ever truly be sustainable? VICE News went to Sin City to find out.

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