Perdue Farms Inc. was featured on the premiere episode of the Discovery Channel’s “The Green Room” documentary series, which looks at the steps businesses are taking toward environmental sustainability.

On February 13, “The Green Room” showcased Perdue’s AgriRecycle plant, which was established in 2001 to convert poultry litter into fertilizer pellets. The plant is the first large-scale processor of poultry litter, according to, and has processed more than half a million tons.


The pellets are sold for use by organic and conventional crop growers, according to the Web site.