Garick, LLC, a leading manufacturer, marketer and distributor of organic lawn and garden products, was recently recognized by Food Logistics as eighth in their Top 20 Green Supply Chain Partners of 2011.

Garick, which operates the New Milford compost facility, is a subsidary of Waste Management, Inc.

The Food Logistics editorial staff reviewed the nominations to compile the 2011 rankings.

The company has added more than 1 million tons of processing capacity to Waste Management's organics recycling business since 2010 by integrating six facilities, including the 18-acre compost center in New Milford.

The facilities produce mulch and other products from green and food waste which has helped spur development of composting and bagging services at Waste Management facilities across North America.

Final recipients of the honor were featured in the June 2011 issue of Food Logistics and at