Sainsbury’s renewable energy plans

Sainsbury’s announced today it will power 100 of its stores with underground renewable heat as part of its efforts to cut carbon emissions by 2020. The supermarket chain signed agreements with E.ON and Geothermal International, in which both companies will install geothermal heat pump technology at the stores to provide energy efficient heating, hot water […]

Sainsbury’s becomes the largest AD retailer

Supermarket giant Sainsbury’s became the UK’s largest anaerobic digestion retailer at the end of last month after it signed a three-year deal with waste management specialists Biffa. The new deal sees all waste from Sainsbury’s distribution centres being processed into renewable energy. Neil Sachdev, Sainsbury’s property director said: “Anaerobic digestion is the most efficient way […]