Co-operative expands waste back-haul operation


The Co-operative Group is expanding its back haul operation in a move that will save thousands of road miles and see 34,000 tonnes of food shop waste diverted from landfill. At the moment 1,500 food shops segregate waste for collection by The Co-operative’s Logisitics Service with support from transport partners Norbert Dentressangle and Wincanton, which is delivered to the retailer’s distribution depots. It is collected from here by Biffa, with waste food and flowers sent for anaerobic digestion to generate […]