Sainsbury’s sluices water use in half

British supermarket Sainsbury’s has slashed its water use in half, saving the equivalent of 393 Olympic sized swimming pools each year. Waterless urinals and rain water harvesting helped the orange-branded shopping giant achieve its target of a 50% relative reduction in its operational water use at the end of March. The retailer has been working with […]

Sainsbury’s ‘world first’ LED roll-out to slash energy costs

Sainsbury’s has installed energy efficient LED lighting in its new store (pictured) in Staffordshire, which is claimed to help cut energy usage by nearly 60%. The company claims it is the “first supermarket in the world” to have General Electric (GE) Lighting’s latest LED technology, which includes daylight sensors to make the most of natural […]