CINCINNATI — Kroger Co. here on Tuesday said it has increased the efficiencey of its truck fleet by 9.75% in 2011, one of several sustainability metrics the company disclosed in its sixth annual sustainability report. Among other accomplishments, the company said it provided more than 5.3 million reusable bags — 14,200 per day — in its stores in 2011, and that 19 of its 39 manufacturing plants sent “zero waste” to landfills. "Kroger associates embrace ...

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