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Sainsbury’s To Generate Power From Unsold Food

sainsburys.jpgSainsbury’s announced that it is planning to divert all UK food waste away from landfill to a biomass plant by this summer. The supermarket giant is fast-tracking the plan at its 28 Scottish stores, BBC reports.

Under the plan, all of the unsold food from Sainsbury grocery stores will be sent to a biomass plant to be turned into electricity. The move is expected to prevent 42 tones of waste a week from landfills, the company said at the Zero Waste conference in Edinburgh.

The company said that the way it will collect food waste will take about 336 trucks off the road.

Last year, the company tested compostable packaging for wet products in 40 of its stores.

Last July, Sainsbury’s won the European Retail Solutions Best Green IT Initiative Award 2008 for using simultaneous two-sided thermal receipt printers from NCR Corp. in its store checkouts.

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