15 Jun '11, 7am

Molson Coors tackles landfill tax with Marmite strategy via @businessgreen

As the government steps ups its efforts to cut down on waste , a leading brewer has revealed an innovative way of turning excess yeast into one of the UK's most divisive condiments. Molson Coors, brewer of Carling, Grolsch and Cobra, published its first UK environmental performance statistics yesterday, including a target to divert all production waste away from landfill for each of its four UK breweries by the end of 2012. FURTHER READING AD developers double feed-in tariff uptake - from two plants to four Spelman under fire over toothless waste review The company also revealed it had Marmite to thank for a recent waste reduction drive that had allowed the company to cut waste to landfill by 27 per cent, saving more than £60,000 in landfill tax over two years. Neil Tonge head of Molson Coors environment, health and safety told BusinessGreen that about 90 per cent of the e...

Full article: http://www.businessgreen.com/bg/news/2078892/molson-coors...

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