This Grocery Store Fuels its Delivery Trucks with Food Waste

Via Matthew Howell

Via Matthew Howell

One company’s initiative to lessen the footprint of the food industry…

The food we toss in the trash can do more than littler a landfill. Food waste can be turned into biogas, which can power everything from electricity to 18-wheeler delivery trucks, as one United Kingdom grocery store chain has recently shown.

Grocer Waitrose has rolled out a line of 10 lorries that run exclusively on renewable biomethane gas, created from the by-product of rotting vegetables and other food waste. It’s the first retailer in Europe to use the technology, according to The Times.

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