11 October 2010

Anaerobic digestion becomes integral part of Sainsbury's supply chain - IGD Supply Chain Analysis

21 Sep 2010

Sainsbury's, the UK's third largest supermarket, has integrated the anaerobic digestion (AD) process into its existing supply chain operations to deliver zero-carbon increase. 

In the past, the retailer was sending 80,000 tonnes of waste to landfill each year - this was becoming increasingly costly to Sainsbury's as landfill cost were steadily increasing. In addition the retailer had committed to sending no waste to landfill as part of the business' sustainability objectives.

Therefore the retailer recognised a need within the business to radically change the way it dealt with waste, without a negative impact on existing operations.

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