04 Jul '11, 12pm

Major Supermarket Chain to Go "Zero Waste" in 40 Stores : TreeHugger via @TreeHugger

Supermarket chain Supervalu announced last week that it would be going zero waste in 40 stores . Starting primarily with stores in its Albertsons brand—which has already been trialling high-efficiency fiber optic lighting —but also looking to expand its waste reduction efforts across other stores it owns, the chain is planning to build on the achievements already made by two of its California stores: "We are aggressively seeking ways to build on our sustainability achievements from this past year," said Andy Herring, executive vice president, real estate, market development and legal. "While this year's CSR report captures some of the excitement we shared in being the first food retailer to achieve zero waste in the U.S. at two of our California stores, we truly believe this is the tip of the iceberg for us." The store chain will be aiming to achieve this target through an...

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