Sainsbury’s achieves zero waste to landfill target

Sainsbury’s has announced it has achieved its target of sending none of its waste to landfill, three years after it set its goal. The supermarket chain started sending all of its food waste to turn into power through anaerobic digestion in 2011 and claims that all its general waste is now recycled. Sainsbury’s claims to […]

Sainsbury’s claims solar panel record

Sainsbury’s claims it is now the largest solar panel operator in the UK and Europe. The supermarket chain says it has installed 69,500 new PV panels across 169 stores in the country. It claims this will generate 16MW of electricity, which is enough to power around 4,100 homes. It is also expected to reduce the […]

PM praises Sainsbury’s £1bn sustainability plan

Sainsbury’s is launching a £1billion scheme to makes its stores more sustainable. The supermarket chain’s 20 by 20 Sustainability Plan has won the backing of Prime Minister David Cameron. With 20 points to act on, four key areas of the business have been picked for a sustainable revamp, including reducing Sainsbury’s operational carbon emissions by […]