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Tackling waste everywhere



For years now, Federated Co-operatives Limited (FCL) has been committed to using resources wisely and making responsible decisions that consider the short- and long-term effects on the environment.

From ambitious wastewater improvement projects to energy-saving refrigeration installations and responsible product sourcing, FCL is continually including more sustainable practices throughout the business.

Read FCL’s 2013-2014 Social Responsibility Report

When we asked Chris James, FCL’s sustainability manager, what he thought would be the next big sustainability issue in the next five years, he said he believes it will be about reducing waste—throughout the entire supply chain. What will this take? James says it will require working closely with suppliers to identify waste in processes. It will also mean ensuring materials are transported efficiently and that products get to customers quickly.

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