Kroger Food Donations Reduce Waste and Disposal Costs

The Kroger Co.'s donation of more than 135 million pounds of food to America's Second Harvest during the last five years has contributed to its "triple bottom line," said Scot Hendricks, vice president of grocery merchandising.

WASHINGTON — The Kroger Co.'s donation of more than 135 million pounds of food to America's Second Harvest during the last five years has contributed to its "triple bottom line," said Scot Hendricks, vice president of grocery merchandising. "There is the environmental benefit since all of that food didn't end up in a landfill," he told attendees during the Grocery Manufacturers Association Sustainability Summit here yesterday. "Kroger benefits since our waste disposal costs are reduced, and s

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