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Waitrose turns food waste to fuel

Retailer Waitrose will use food waste from five of its shops to generate renewable energy, which will go back into the national grid. If successful, the scheme could be rolled out to more stores to divert waste from landfill. The food waste is collected by recycling company Cawleys, which takes it to an anaerobic digestion plant in Bedford, owned by Biogen, where it is converted to electricity.Waitrose recycling and waste manager Arthur Sayer said: Waitrose is continually ...