Sobeys has installed transcritical CO2 refrigeration systems in 36 stores, more than any other North American retailer.
As for Sobeys’ five-year waste-diversion goal of 30% by 2013, stores were able to increase the amount diverted from landfill by 9.8% in fiscal 2012 compared with fiscal 2008. “It’s an aggressive goal, especially for stores, and we have a long way to go,” Smith noted. On the other hand, Sobeys’ warehouses increased their landfill-diverted waste by 30.4% in 2012, already achieving the corporate target. During fiscal 2012, Sobeys’ direct (total) operations ...
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