Industry, Innovation and Infrastructure

Morrisons Eco Store Opens!

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The supermarket chain has opened its first low impact store.

Morrisons has opened its first low impact eco store in Little Clacton, Essex, which is expected to have 43% lower operational emissions than a standard store and holds the potential to be scaled up across the country.

Adaptations include a low carbon impact building, next generation fridges powered by CO2 from agricultural waste, roof solar panels (providing a fifth of energy!), rainwater harvesting for toilet flushing, a near zero waste back-of-house system, and facilities to recycle customers’ waste.  The store also offers locally sourced products and implements a full range of biodiversity schemes,


Posted by Claire Edwards 10 August 2022

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