Posts Tagged ‘Stop & Shop’

Food Waste & What One Supermarket Is Doing About It

Posted by Colleen Kennedy on September 25th, 2012

Walk into any supermarket these days and you’ll see a beautiful array of fresh fruits and vegetables. You can’t miss them. They’re perfectly stacked in neat rows piled high and as far as the eye can see. And it always looks like that! In fact, I often wonder if any one is even buying any of this stuff or if it’s going to waste. I mean, is it really necessary to have this much produce on display? Well, one supermarket decided it wasn’t and here’s what they did about it that not only saved food from going to waste, but also saved the store some cash.

Food Waste, Aisle 5: How Supermarkets Can Stop Squandering Food and Start Lowering Prices | Peter Lehner’s Blog | Switchboard, from NRDC.