Sainsbury’s store to be powered solely by food waste


From theguardian.com |Published Monday 21 July 2014 05.30 BST

by Rebecca Smithers

A Sainsbury’s store in the West Midlands will be the first retail outlet in the UK to come off the National Grid and be powered by food waste alone in a groundbreaking project being unveiled on Monday.

Sainsbury’s and waste recycling company Biffa have been working on new technology to allow the Cannock store to run on electricity solely generated from anaerobic digestion.
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