Kansas Dairy Ingredients, a dairy production facility in Hugoton, has been named an EPA Region 7 Pollution Prevention Award recipient for the second straight year.

In the last year, Kansas Dairy Ingredients streamlined truck washing procedures, activated an on-site wastewater treatment plant with aerobic and anaerobic treatment technologies, and implemented a sustainability program to optimize energy use, according to a press release from the EPA.

Through these improvements, Kansas Dairy Ingredients eliminated 50,331 miles driven each year, preventing more than 73,000 kilograms of carbon dioxide emissions and saving nearly $20,000 annually.