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More than 3 million tourists from all over the world visit the Statue of Liberty each year. As a result, the foodservice operations on Liberty Island average more than 2,200 transactions per day. Despite doing such a high volume, the foodservice operation has a 94 percent waste diversion rate.Each year, 3 million tourists from all over the world visit the Statue of Liberty and another 2 million make the trip to visit nearby Ellis Island. The popularity of these two attractions within the National Parks system is simple. "The Statue of Liberty is the world's icon and Ellis Island tells America's story," said Bob Uffer, general manager for Evelyn Hill Inc., which oversees the foodservice for both Liberty and Ellis Islands in New York City.